> I have the idea that aesthetics must have a biological basis, in the sense
> that something aesthetically pleasing evokes different neural activation
> patterns than something which is not. Is anything known about that?
Note that one person's "aesthetically pleasing" is another person's
"Turn off that crap!" Given this wildly unpredictable response to a stimulus,
I think it's going to be difficult to prove anything here, although it
certainly is an interesting question, and probably an important one.
Thanks for bringing it up!
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