The brain on art: intense aesthetic experience activates the default mode network

@inproceedings{Vessel2012TheBO,
  title={The brain on art: intense aesthetic experience activates the default mode network},
  author={Edward A. Vessel and G. Gabrielle Starr and Nava Rubin},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2012}
}
Aesthetic responses to visual art comprise multiple types of experiences, from sensation and perception to emotion and self-reflection. Moreover, aesthetic experience is highly individual, with observers varying significantly in their responses to the same artwork. Combining fMRI and behavioral analysis of individual differences in aesthetic response, we identify two distinct patterns of neural activity exhibited by different sub-networks. Activity increased linearly with observers' ratings (4… CONTINUE READING
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The brain on art: intense aesthetic experience activates the default mode network

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