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Published: 24 September 2015

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780190262013

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The Aesthetic Brain

How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Anjan Chatterjee

  • Brings the burgeoning field of neuroaesthetics to light for all audiences
  • Ranges from the universal underpinnings of beauty to cutting-edge insights into aesthetics provided by neuroscience
  • Filled with memorable facts and anecdotes, and written in a lively and lucid style
  • Recognizes and exposes the limits of science when it comes to discussing aesthetics

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