***The Weekend IdeaFest Series: Beauty and the Brain***
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The human drive to decorate both the body and the important spaces in our lives has always fascinated me. From the earliest excavations through the present, the evidence for the human urge to decorate remains strong. Today’s post is a brief but fascinating look at this from the perspective of an emerging field of study, neuroaesthetics.Do you know that artistic expression can improve after brain injury?
“Why, as humans, are we instinctively drawn to beauty and decoration? And where in our brains does art—and art appreciation—come from? To break apart the many myths beauty and the brain, I spoke to neuroaesthetics pioneer Anjan Chatterjee.”
The Creative Apothecary Believes in the Healing Power of Artistic Expression!