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Art reception as an interoceptive embodied predictive experience

Azevedo, Ruben T., Tsakiris, Manos (2017) Art reception as an interoceptive embodied predictive experience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40 . Article Number 350. ISSN 0140-525X. (doi:10.1017/S0140525X17001856) (KAR id:73816)


In the Distancing-Embracing model, an explanation is proposed for the apparent paradox that is the enjoyment of negative emotional states in art reception. Here, we argue for the advantages of grounding the psychological dynamics described in the model in established and empirically testable frameworks of brain functioning by thinking of art reception as an embodied experience guided by predictive coding.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1017/S0140525X17001856
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Ruben Andre Teixeira Azevedo
Date Deposited: 08 May 2019 17:52 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 01:17 UTC
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