Please use this persistent identifier to cite or link to this item: doi:10.24405/14114
Title: Bridging the arts and sciences
Subtitle: a framework for the psychology of aesthetics
Authors: Jacobsen, Thomas  
Language: en
Keywords: graphic patterns;judgements;perception;complexity;beauty;Methode;Ästhetik;Kunstpsychologie
Subject (DDC): DDC::100 Philosophie und Psychologie::150 Psychologie
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: MIT Press
Document Type: Article
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Leonardo 
Volume: 39
Issue: 2
Page Start: 155
Page End: 162
Publisher Place: Cambridge, Mass.
Abstract: 
The investigation of aesthetic processing has constituted a longstanding tradition in experimental psychology, of which experimental aesthetics is the second-oldest branch. The status of this psychology of aesthetics, the science of aesthetic processing, is briefly reviewed here Building on this heritage and drawing on a host of related scientific disciplines, a framework for a strongly interdisciplinary psychology of aesthetics is proposed. It is argued that the topic can be fruitfully approached from at least seven different perspectives, each with multiple levels of analysis. diachroma, ipsichroma, mind, body, content, person and situation. Eventually, this work may coalesce into a unified theory of aesthetic processing.
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DOI der Erstveröffentlichung: 10.1162/leon.2006.39.2.155
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Insitut für Psychologie, Universität Leipzig
DOI: https://doi.org/10.24405/14114
ISSN: 0024-094X
DOI: 10.1162/leon.2006.39.2.155
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