Research Scientist Claire Pelofi (CLaME-NYU) is in Frankfurt this May. In cooperation with scientists from the MPIEA Neuroscience and Music departments, she will create optimal new experimental stimuli in the ArtLab.
A new study by New York University and the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics shows that vivid pictorial language has the greatest influence on the aesthetic appeal of poetry. The results improve our understanding of aesthetic preferences in general.
In the first Fechner Lecture at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Anjan Chatterjee focused on “The Good, the Bad and The Ugly of Beauty”. Professor Chatterjee (University of Pennsylvania) is among the leading international scientists in the field of neuroaesthetics.