Evocations of abstract art

Evocations of abstract art

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Art has been an integral part of human existence since time immemorial, prompting scientists to try to understand its influence, whether it be therapeutic, aesthetically pleasing or emotionally evocative.

Now, psychology researchers have teamed up with art theorists to quantify how abstract art evokes different cognitive states to figurative or literally representative art.


Published by Cosmos.

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