The Resource The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art, Anjan Chatterjee

The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art, Anjan Chatterjee

Label
The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art
Title
The aesthetic brain
Title remainder
how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art
Statement of responsibility
Anjan Chatterjee
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art. Using neuroscience and evolutionary psychology, Chatterjee shows how beauty, pleasure, and art are grounded biologically, and offers explanations for why beauty, pleasure, and art exist at all"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
111/.85
Index
index present
LC call number
BH301.P78
LC item number
C45 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art, Anjan Chatterjee
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Beauty -- What is this thing called beauty? -- Captivating faces -- The measure of facial beauty -- The body beautiful -- How the brain works -- Brains behind beauty -- Evolving beauty -- Landscapes -- Numbering beauty -- The illogic of beauty -- II. Pleasure -- What is this thing called pleasure? -- Food -- Sex -- Money -- Liking, wanting, learning -- The logic of pleasure -- III. Art -- What is this thing called art? -- Art: Biology and culture -- Descriptive science of the arts -- Experimental science of the arts -- Conceptual art -- The roots of art -- Evolving minds -- Evolving art -- Art: A tail or a song? -- The serendipity of art
Control code
ocn858861779
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199316403
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 40022900583
  • YBP11202396
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3001296x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858861779
  • oso0199316406

Library Locations

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