The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Anjan Chatterjee, MD

What is the connection between neuroscience and aesthetics? This is the topic of Anjan Chatterjee’s new book, in which he explores the world of pleasure, art, and beauty to uncover how humans evolved to enjoy and desire aesthetically pleasing things. The Aesthetic Brain is a must-read for any art-lover with an interest in how the brain works!