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Mathematical beauty has similar effect on the brain as great art or music

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Recent research at University College London indicates that people who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music.  There may thus be a neurobiological basis to beauty.

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Written by David Robertson

August 1st, 2014 at 10:20 am

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