title Aesthetic Science: Understanding Preferences for Color and Spatial Composition
description Visual aesthetics, phenomenological perception, and web site design. Composition and colour preferences, what's visually appealing and to which personality types. Cognitive science research that may be relevant to design. Descriptive science not prescriptive theories, and not neuroaesthetics, Palmer clarifies. Good topic, includes lots of Q&A. Via Videolectures.net, a high quality Creative Commons site from Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia.
producer Google Tech Talks
featuring Stephen Palmer
Tags: brain video lecture aesthetics cogsci cognitive vision colour color beauty perception art perception