Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik

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]

1. Oktober 2018, 10:43
Research results, Scientific Publications

Tapping the Difference

An interdisciplinary research group led by Rainer Polak of the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics uses musical rhythm perception to...  [mehr]