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Toward A Brain-Based Theory of Beauty

  • Tomohiro Ishizu,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology and Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Semir Zeki mail

    zeki.pa@ucl.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology and Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021852

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 11 Jul 2011 at 11:08 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Scientific American
Title: “Observations: Brain On Beauty Shows Same Pattern for Art and Music”
http://www.scientificamer...

Publication: Irish Times
Title: “The eyes don't have it - beauty actually in brain of the beholder - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 07, 2011”
http://www.irishtimes.com...

Publication: Times of India
Title: “Beauty lies in the brain of the beholder - The Times of India”
http://timesofindia.india...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

MattJHodgkinson replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 18 Jul 2011 at 11:13 GMT

Ed Yong has written a post in his Discover blog "Not Exactly Rocket Science" about this paper: http://blogs.discovermaga...

Prof Semir Zeki, the author of a previous paper in PLoS ONE about brain imaging of people looking at the faces of their romantic partners (http://www.plosone.org/ar...), also blogged about this paper: http://profzeki.blogspot....

The Jerusalem Post also covered it: How is Beauty Beheld? http://www.jpost.com/Heal... and the Vancouver Sun: Beauty is in the brain of the beholder http://www.vancouversun.c...

Competing interests declared: I am an Associate Editor at PLoS ONE.

RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to MattJHodgkinson on 03 Feb 2012 at 23:22 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Earth Sky
Title: “Semir Zeki: Beauty is in the brain of the beholder | Human World | EarthSky”
http://earthsky.org/human...

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