VSAC 2019: Visual Science of Art Conference 2019

VSAC 2019: Visual Science of Art Conference 2019 Leuven, Belgium, August 21-24, 2019 Dear colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce the details regarding this year’s edition of VSAC, incl. the preliminary program and the call for submissions. Call for submissions The 7th edition of the Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC) is an interdisciplinary […]

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Are human visual preferences older than humans themselves?

Our most recent paper shows that we (Homo sapiens) share our preference for curved contours with our closest living primate relatives: chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and gorillas (Gorilla gorilla). This suggests that such preference is not a unique evolutionary acquisition of our species. It seems, rather, that we inherited it from earlier primate ancestors – at least the common ancestor of humans, chimpanzees and gorillas, which lived in […]

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