A Connection between Sense of Beauty and Sense of Self

G.H. Brenner

April 2, 2020

Aesthetic experience (e.g. beauty, love, awe) is intricately intermingled with the same brain network which regulates our foundational sense of self and others suggesting that aesthetic experience (in this study, visual is an integral part of who we are individually and socially, perhaps compassion, gratitude, healing, forgiveness and devotion.