PSYCHOLOGICAL AESTHETICS

A study in psychology examining the psychological influence of art forms and other factors present in paintings, music, photos, architecture and so forth. For instance, red may be an excitation, while blue may have a calming effect. Psychological aesthetics is also applicable to political, social or economic influence of art.

PSYCHOLOGICAL AESTHETICS: "Psychological aesthetics may be applied to the work of certain Soviet era posters."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOLOGICAL AESTHETICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychological-aesthetics/ (accessed October 12, 2019).
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