Research Shows Art Makes You Happy

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Research Shows Art Makes You Happy

Looking for a good reason to buy an FAA print? Look no further!

A neurobiologist at University College London says that looking at beautiful art induces the same pleasure as being in love.

Professor Semir Zeki scanned the brains of volunteers while they looked at paintings which included "The Birth of Venus" by Botticelli. He found that blood flow increased in areas of the brain usually associated with romantic love.

"Essentially, the feel-good centers are stimulated, similar to the states of love and desire. The reaction was immediate."

As we always suspected, right??

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/8501024/Viewing-art-gives-same-pleasure-as-being-in-love.html