Nikolaas Tinbergen's concept of "supernormal stimulus" explains why humans are attracted to a heightened version of reality.
A study from McGill University reveals the secret of musicians who have excellent time.
Google's Arts & Culture app just added a suite of prehistoric animals and NASA artifacts that are viewable for free with a smartphone.
Researchers observed "inter-brain coherence" (IBC) — a synchronisation in brain activity — between a musician and the audience.
In such states of creative divergent thinking, the body is aroused and the pupils become dilated.
A new study finds that societies use the same acoustic features for the same types of songs, suggesting universal cognitive mechanisms underpinning world music.
In David Epstein's 'Range', dabblers and dillettantes are ascendant.
Empathy is what allows us to understand works of art, right?
A neuroscientist argues that da Vinci shared a disorder with Picasso and Rembrandt.
Why cute images are a productivity hack
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It's much more than an art form.