March 4, 2014
BEAUTY IS TRUTH/TRUTH IS BEAUTY:
Equations Are Art Inside a Mathematician's Brain (Scientific American, Mar 4, 2014)
The ugly is always wrong.When mathematicians describe equations as beautiful, they are not lying. Brain scans show that their minds respond to beautiful equations in the same way other people respond to great paintings or masterful music. The finding could bring neuroscientists closer to understanding the neural basis of beauty, a concept that is surprisingly hard to define.
Posted by Orrin Judd at March 4, 2014 8:41 AM