Coining of the word Neuroaesthetics

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The word itself seems to have been coined in the late 1990s by Semir Zeki, a specialist of the primate visual brain at University College London.

Vidal, Fernando and Ortega, Francisco. Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject (Forms of Living)....

Watch Professor Semir Zeki's TED Talk about neuroaesthetics:
The neurobiology of beauty | Semir Zeki | TEDxUCL
You can also find out more about Zeki's approach to neuroscience and beauty on the following links:

Semir Zeki's interview on Why Are We Here?

Semir Zeki's blog

Semir Zeki is a British neurobiologist who has specialised in studying the primate visual brain and...

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Published in 15/01/2019

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