Aesthetic experience is not just limited to the visual features of a piece of art, but also the moment at which it is viewed.
Visiting online galleries not only allows for a greater opportunity for art to be seen by the public, it also helps improve mood, reduces anxiety, and provides a greater sense of well-being.
Participating in artistic or culturally enriching activities such as acting and dance, or attending concerts reduces a teenager's risk of antisocial or criminal activities, a new study reveals.
Researchers say whether you are a competent artist or not, drawing and doodling can have a positive effect on your mental health and help boost creativity.
A new deep learning algorithm identified key features underlying success in the art world. Researchers report a link between exploration and exploitation was associated with artistic success.
Reduced activity in the prefrontal cortex during virtual reality creative self-expression tasks indicates an enhanced relaxation response.
Artificial intelligence technology is able to break down a painting's visual attributes. Trained by data from online users, the deep convolutional neural network was accurately able to predict an individual's taste in art.
HIV infection prevents myelin-associated oligodendrocytes from maturing, this, in turn, hampers white matter production in the brain.
Viewing art you find aesthetically pleasing can help boost your personal creativity, researchers report.