Beauty and the brain ... of the beholder
Published 02/24/2009, Associated Press
Go to any museum and there will be men and women admiring paintings and sculpture. But it turns out they are thinking about the sight differently. Men process beauty on the right side of their brains, while women use their whole brain to do the job, researchers report in today’s electronic edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. They even explain it differently.Word count: 475
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