Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik

Health
22. November 2021, 11:40
Research results, Scientific Publications

Inner Calm Increases Reading Pleasure

For their study, the researchers used different translations of Homer’s “Odyssey”. The 84 study participants were each assigned one of three...  [mehr]

 
 
Society & Culture
26. Juli 2021, 11:15
Research results, Scientific Publications

Coping with Corona through Music

The project team collected demographically representative samples from six countries on three continents during the first lockdown in April and...  [mehr]

 
Health
22. Juli 2021, 14:05
Research results, Scientific Publications

How the Brain Paints the Beauty of a Landscape

In their study, the research team presented artistic landscape videos to 24 participants. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), they...  [mehr]

 
 
 
 
Health
31. Mai 2021, 9:33
Research results, Scientific Publications

Understanding Feelings: When Less is More

Emotions vary in their intensity. A person being attacked by a house cat may well feel fear; but certainly their fear would be even greater if a...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
26. Mai 2021, 12:26
Research results, Scientific Publications

Mockingbird Song Decoded

The song of the mockingbird is so complex that to investigate it required a joint effort of experts from very different fields. Neuroscientist...  [mehr]