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Emotional Arousal Multi-Sensory Code Enables Emotional Tone Expression

A new Dartmouth University study finds that sounds, shapes, speech and body movements convey emotional arousal the same way across the senses. The findings reveal why almost anything can have an emotional tone, including art, architecture and music. For example, horror movie titles often have a spiky look while romance novel titles often have a […]

How The Brain Processes The External World Using Overlapping Visual Circuits

A new study from Salk Institute researchers demonstrates that there are neurons that respond selectively to particular combinations of color and shape. “New genetic sensors and imaging technologies have allowed us to more thoroughly test the link between visual circuits that process color and shape. These findings provide valuable insight about how visual circuits are […]