How variable, stable, or universal are aesthetic preferences?

There is a new call for abstracts/papers for a Research Topic in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience: How variable, stable, or universal are aesthetic preferences? Editors are Daniel J Graham, Christoph Redies, and Edward A Vessel, and the deadlines are July 1st 2015 for the abstracts, and November 1st 2015 for the papers. From the Research Topic description: […]

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Call for papers: Research Topic for Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

There is new call for papers for a Research Topic for the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience on Neuroaesthetics. Get all the information here. Deadline for abstract submission: 31 October 2014. Deadline for full article submission: 31 March 2015. Note that the journal’s publishing fees are reduced when the paper is part of a Research Topic. Text of the […]

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Conceptual neuroaesthetics?

There is no doubt in my mind that the future of neuroaesthetics lies in interdisciplinary dialogue. If we want to make headway in our understanding of the biological bases of our capacity to appreciate and produce aesthetic and artistic objects, then neuroscientists and psychologists will need to work in close collaboration with anthropologists, art historians, […]

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Open peer commentary on Bullot & Reber, to appear in BBS

The journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences has just accepted the paper The Artful Mind Meets Art History: Toward a Psycho-Historical Framework for the Science of Art Appreciation, by Nicolas J. Bullot and Rolf Reber, for open peer commentary. The article was already reviewed, and the editors are now accepting commentary proposals. If you are interested in writing a […]

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