Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik

Society & Culture
24. Februar 2020, 13:09
Research projects

The Rhythm of the Light

German media artist and theater scholar Lea Letzel arrived at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in February 2020 as the second...  [mehr]

17. Januar 2020, 8:00
Research results

The Anticipation of Events in Time

How does the brain learn when an event is more probable to happen? It has been a long-standing question how the brain represents probabilities...  [mehr]

Society & Culture
12. Juli 2019, 8:00
Research results

Beautiful? Elegant? Sexy? Graceful?

Aesthetically pleasing objects and performances from different domains and of different kinds are often labelled as “beautiful”. The extremely...  [mehr]

21. Dezember 2018, 6:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Appealing art has a lasting effect

Imagine you are looking at Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” for the first time. - What is that experience like? Perhaps the first thing you...  [mehr]

29. Oktober 2018, 15:19
Research results, Scientific Publications

Predicting the future

In a joint opinion paper, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, the Aix-Marseille Université, New York University...  [mehr]