Scientists Explain How Watching a Ballet Performance Affects the Brain

The Washington Post has published an interactive and multimedia article that explores what happens in the human brain when watching a ballet performance:

Scientists studying various aspects of the arts believe certain components especially excite the brain. Neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran proposes several universal laws of art, or common patterns found in works of art across time and cultures. These principles powerfully activate our visual centers. In theory, they tap into evolved survival responses.

Read the full article from The Washington Post.