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Blending Fear and Pleasure: What is Awe and What Causes it?

Blending Fear and Pleasure: What is Awe and What Causes it? | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Has there ever been a time when you experienced something so marvelous and grand that your hair stood on end and you got goose bumps? // You may not have had a name for this feeling, but it’s likely you were experiencing what psychologists...
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Equations Are Art inside a Mathematician’s Brain

Equations Are Art inside a Mathematician’s Brain | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
A brain area associated with emotional reactions to beauty activates when mathematicians view especially pleasing formulas
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excerpt: "Investigating mathematical beauty allowed the researchers to test the role of culture and learning in aesthetic appreciation. The scientists hypothesized that while people with no musical or artistic training can still appreciate Beethoven’s and Michelangelo's works, only those who understand the meaning behind certain mathematical formulas would find them beautiful."

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