Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts (2023)

Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts (1)

Editors: Thalia R. Goldstein and Oshin Vartanian

ISSN: 1931-3896

eISSN: 1931-390X

Published: quarterly, beginning in February

Impact Factor: 6.395

Psychology - Experimental: 5 of 90

5-Year Impact Factor: 5.4

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Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts is devoted to promoting scholarship on the psychology of the production and appreciation of the arts and all aspects of creative endeavor.

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Editorial Board

Founding editors

James C. Kaufman, PhD
University of Connecticut, United States

Lisa F. Smith, EdD
University of Otago, New Zealand

Jeffrey K. Smith, PhD
University of Otago, New Zealand

Editors

Thalia R. Goldstein, PhD
George Mason University, United States

Oshin Vartanian, PhD
Defence Research and Development Canada, in Toronto Research Centre, Canada

Associate editors

Baptiste Barbot, PhD
Université Ceatholique de Louvain, Belgium

Katherine Cotter, PhD
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States

Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, PhD
Yale University, United States

Jen Katz-Buonincontro, PhD
Drexel University, United States

Book review editor

Jeffrey K. Smith, PhD
University of Otago, New Zealand

Editorial board reviewers

John Baer, PhD
Rider University, United States

Mark D. Batey, PhD
Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Roger E. Beaty, PhD
Pennsylvania State University, United States

Mathias Benedek, PhD
University of Graz, Austria

Aenne A. Brielmann, PhD
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany

Beatriz Calvo-Merino, PhD
City, University of London, United Kingdom

Rebecca Chamberlain, PhD
Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom

Anjan Chatterjee, M.D., F.A.A.N.
University of Pennsylvania, United States

Dale J. Cohen, PhD
University of North Carolina at Wilmington, United States

Gerald C. Cupchik, PhD
University of Toronto, Canada

Jennifer Drake, PhD
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, United States

Frank Farley, PhD
Temple University, United States

Colin M. Fisher, PhD
University College London, United Kingdom

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Liane Gabora, PhD
University of British Columbia, Canada

Gernot Gerger, PhD
University of Vienna, Austria

Vlad P. Glaveanu, PhD
Webster University at Geneva, Switzerland

Kuba Glazek, PhD
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, United States

Mary Gregerson, PhD
Heartlandia Psychology, United States

Mark C. Gridley, PhD
Heidelberg University, United States

Marie Forgeard, PhD
Williams James College, United States

Boris Forthmann, PhD
University of Münster, Germany

Michelle R. Hintz, PhD
Cadenza Center for Psychotherapy & the Arts, United States

Jessica D. Hoffman, PhD
Yale University, United States

Sam T. Hunter, PhD
Pennsylvania State University, United States

Thomas Jacobsen, PhD
Helmut Schmidt University/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg, Germany

Emanuel Jauk, PhD
Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Timothy Justus, PhD
Pitzer College, United States

Maciej Karwowski, PhD
University of Wroclaw, Poland

Kyung Hee Kim, PhD
The College of William & Mary, United States

Aaron Kozbelt, PhD
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, United States

Izabela Lebuda, PhD
University of Wroclaw, Poland

Helmut Leder, PhD
University of Vienna, Austria

Paul J. Locher, PhD
Montclair State University, United States

Raymond A. Mar, PhD
York University, Canada

Alexander McKay, PhD
Pennsylvania State University, United States

Michael D. Mumford, PhD
University of Oklahoma, United States

Nils Myszkowski, PhD
Pace University, United States

Marcos Nadal, PhD
University of the Balearic Islands, Spain

Weihua Niu, PhD
Pace University, United States

Hod Orkibi, PhD
University of Haifa Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences

Matthew Pelowski, PhD
University of Vienna, Austria

Jean E. Pretz, PhD
Elizabethtown College, United States

Roni Reiter-Palmon, PhD
University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States

Sandra Russ, PhD
Case Western Reserve University, United States

Lauren S. Seifert, PhD
Malone University, United States

Paul J. Silvia, PhD
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States

Dean K. Simonton, PhD
University of California at Davis, United States

Martin Skov, PhD
Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance, Denmark

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Andrea Livi Smith, PhD
University of Mary Washington, United States

Heather T. Snyder, PhD
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, United States

Eva Specker, PhDMsc
University of Vienna, Austria

Pablo P. L. Tinio, PhD
Montclair State University, United States

Elizabeth Vallance, PhD
Indiana University at Bloomington, United States

Darya L. Zabelina, PhD
University of Arkansas, United States

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University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States

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Universityof Connecticut, United States

Maria E. Panero, PhD
Boston College, United States

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George Mason University, United States

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Special Issues

  • Arts Participation

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 14, No. 4, November 2020. In addition to examining the impact of arts participation on a diverse set of academic and nonacademic outcomes, the articles also address the critical role of motivations in arts participation and the predictors of engaging in the arts.

  • Aesthetic Appreciation of Visual Art

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 14, No. 2, May 2020. The issue addresses the effects of bottom-up processes on visual aesthetic appreciation, top-down processes on visual aesthetic appreciation, and examines novel models and approaches for understanding aesthetic appreciation in the visual domain.

  • Creativity Assessment

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 13, No. 2, May 2019. The issue provides a review of current practice in creativity assessment and existing measures, outlining common pitfalls, while suggesting important guidelines and standards for best practice in creativity research and directions for the field.

  • Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts in Everyday Environments

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 11, No. 3, August 2017. Includes articles about research conducted in everyday environments, including museums, classrooms, studios, natural spaces, and city streets.

  • Creativity and Education

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 9, No. 2, May 2015. The dozen wide-ranging essays, musings, articles, and studies discuss creativity in K–12 education, higher education, and educational policy and practice.

  • Neuroaesthetics

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 7, No. 1, February 2013. Articles discuss the history, scope, and methods of neuroaesthetics, as well as the kind of topics with which it is currently concerned.

  • The Psychology of Creativity and Innovation in the Workplace

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 5, No. 1, February 2011. Articles discuss creativity in the workplace, including problem solving; idea generation and evaluation; innovative behavior; and group and individual creativity.

  • New Scholars in the Field

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 3, No. 1, February 2009. Includes articles about creativity in the classroom; psychological perspectives on acting; creative leisure; new theories of creativity; translating visual into tactile art; intuition and inhibition in adolescents; the creative process in visual art; problem identification and construction; unusual aesthetic emotions; and attention in creative problem solving.

  • In Honor of Rudolf Arnheim's Centenary (1904–)

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol. 1, No. 1, February 2007. Includes articles about Rudolf Arnheim and his contributions to visual thinking; Gestalt psychology; aesthetics; arts education; representational conceptions in two- and three-dimensional media; and in-between solutions.

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Reviewer mentorship program

This journal encourages reviewers to submit co-reviews with their students and trainees. The journal likewise offers a formal reviewer mentorship program where graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from historically excluded groups are matched with a senior reviewer to produce an integrated review.

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Other EDI offerings

Masked peer review

This journal offers masked peer review (where both the authors’ and reviewers’ identities are not known to the other). Research has shown that masked peer review can help reduce implicit bias against traditionally female names or early-career scientists with smaller publication records (Budden et al., 2008; Darling, 2015).

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FAQs

What is Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics creativity and the arts? ›

Division 10: Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts is committed to interdisciplinary scholarship, both theoretical and empirical, encompassing the visual arts, poetry, literature, music and dance.

How is psychology related to art? ›

Art and Psychological Well-Being: Linking the Brain to the Aesthetic Emotion. Empirical studies suggest that art improves health and well-being among individuals. However, how aesthetic appreciation affects our cognitive and emotional states to promote physical and psychological well-being is still unclear.

How does personal psychology relate to creativity? ›

People who perceive the world with a fresh perspective, have insightful ideas and make important personal discoveries. These individuals make creative discoveries that are generally known only to them. People who make great creative achievements that become known to the entire world.

What is psychological approach in art? ›

The psychology of art and aesthetics is the study of the perception and experience of the visual arts, music, film, performances, literature, design, and the environment. Art is a human phenomenon, and therefore aesthetics is fundamentally a psychological process.

Why is the study of aesthetics important? ›

The study of aesthetics is important for the human well being (physiological and psychological). It is also required to understand how to resolve problems of aesthetics such as ugliness and visual clutter, so as to make places more beautiful and visually pleasing.

What is the importance of aesthetics? ›

Simply put, aesthetics make us happy. On an emotional level they elicit feelings of happiness and calm. They connect us to our ability to reflect on and appreciate the world around us which in turn gives us feelings of contentment and hope.

What is the importance of art in psychology? ›

Many people benefit from Art, primarily because of its psychological link and also by using art therapy. It is known to help numerous older adults with memory diseases, as well as to help people with post-traumatic stress disorder. Art can also help with depression, anxiety, stress and trauma.

Why do we study psychology in art and design? ›

The purpose of this course is to complete the practical training to develop skills combine knowledge, understanding the place of art in the psychic life of a human - and of society - and its essential role in the maintenance and promotion of quality of life.

What are the 3 types of creativity? ›

A common misconception is that creativity cannot be cultivated, and that instead some lucky people have an innate sense of creativity. But this assumption is wrong. According to classical psychology research, there are three main types of creativity: exploratory, transformational, and combinational creativity.

What is an example of creativity in psychology? ›

Creativity happens when someone comes up with a creative idea. An example would be a creative solution to a difficult problem. But what makes an idea or solution creative? Creativity is the ability to generate, create, or discover new ideas, solutions, and possibilities.

What are the two types of creativity in psychology? ›

Cognitive creativity is based in logical mindfulness, while emotional creativity relies on the heart and a person's feelings. Dietrich surmised that each of these types of creativity involved control in different areas of the human brain.

What is psychological art called? ›

Art therapy is a form of therapy that is helpful for mental health disorders. It is sometimes referred to as creative arts therapy or expressive arts therapy. Many people who decide to pursue careers in psychology are interested in mental health issues. Within that group, many are interested in art therapy.

How mood affect aesthetic? ›

In both experiments, positive mood initially led to faster localisation of appealing compared to unappealing stimuli, while an advantage for appealing over unappealing stimuli emerged over time in negative mood participants.

What is aesthetic emotion relate it to art? ›

Aesthetic emotions are emotions that are felt during aesthetic activity or appreciation. These emotions may be of the everyday variety (such as fear, wonder or sympathy) or may be specific to aesthetic contexts. Examples of the latter include the sublime, the beautiful, and the kitsch.

How does aesthetics relate to everyday life? ›

It is concerned with the nature of the relationship between subject and object. One significant aspect of everyday aesthetics is environmental aesthetics, whether constructed, as a building, or manipulated, as a landscape. Others, also discussed in the book, include sport, weather, smell and taste, and food.

How do you apply aesthetics in everyday life? ›

Through repeated practice, we can cultivate an aesthetic sensibility regarding everyday objects and activities.
  1. Disrupt your routine. ...
  2. Keep things fresh. ...
  3. Creating ambiance. ...
  4. Visual hunger. ...
  5. Beautiful manners. ...
  6. Experiencing the thing-in-itself. ...
  7. Everything is impermanent. ...
  8. Emptiness of self.
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What are the 3 types of aesthetics? ›

The three aesthetic theories of art criticism are most commonly referred to as Imitationalism, Formalism, and Emotionalism. on realistic representation. of art using the principles of art. a response of feelings, moods, or emotions in the viewer.

What is aesthetic in life? ›

It's the branch of philosophy which deals with the nature of beauty and artistic taste. It's essentially a deep appreciation of beauty. To live an aesthetic life is to go about life often focused on beauty. It's creating it in our surrounding and noticing it in our everyday life.

Who is aesthetic person? ›

having a sense of the beautiful; characterized by a love of beauty. relating to, involving, or concerned with pure emotion and sensation as opposed to pure intellectuality.

How does aesthetics affect learning? ›

Aesthetics can affect our decisions, emotional responses and the way we feel about ourselves and other people. Therefore, if you provide an aesthetic environment that makes people feel happy to be there, they will be more able to learn.

How art affects our emotions? ›

Art and Emotion. One central feature of aesthetic experiences is their ability to arouse emotions in perceivers. It feels natural to experience joy, pleasure shivers down the spine, awe in sight of grandiose artworks, or sometimes even negative emotions of fear, anger or disgust in front of visually challenging stimuli ...

What is the main purpose of art? ›

Art can uplift, provoke, soothe, entertain and educate us and is an important part of our lives. At its most profound level, it takes us from the everyday to a place of introspection and contemplation, to see the bigger picture of the human condition.

Why art has a psychological effects to humanity? ›

Art also activates the reward pathway of our brain: According to a study conducted in 2017, the results showed a significant increase in blood flow in the brain's prefrontal cortex which controls our emotions and motivations. It is also where part of the brain's reward system lies.

What are the 4 main functions of art? ›

Determining the Function of Art

Next time you are trying to understand a piece of art, try to remember these four points: (1) context and (2) personal, (3) social, and (4) physical functions. Remember that some art serves only one function and some all three (perhaps even more).

What are the 5 purposes or functions of art? ›

Areas to Consider...
  • There are five common functions of art: Personal, Social, Spiritual, Educational and Political. ...
  • Five Areas:
  • Personal function: to express personal feelings.

What are the five purposes of art? ›

What Are The 7 Purposes Of Art?
  • To provide an escape from reality.
  • To provide a sense of belonging and community.
  • To enable self-expression and self-awareness.
  • To provide a means for contemplation and reflection.
  • To provide a source of entertainment and enjoyment.

Is aesthetic an emotion? ›

Aesthetic emotions entail motivational approach and avoidance tendencies, specifically, tendencies toward prolonged, repeated, or interrupted exposure and wanting to possess aesthetically pleasing objects. They are experienced across a broad range of experiential domains and not coextensive with art-elicited emotions.

Why Is psychology a Master of arts? ›

A master of arts in psychology is rooted in traditional liberal arts approaches to education. That means it has an emphasis on critical thinking skills and exposing students to information in broader cultural and social contexts. Communication and writing skills are an important part of arts programs.

What is the purpose of art and design? ›

Art and design stimulates creativity and imagination. It provides visual, tactile and sensory experiences and a special way of understanding and responding to the world.

What are the 7 stages of creativity? ›

7 Stages of the Creative Process – Dreaming and Doing
  • Intention. Your idea is born. ...
  • Incubation. This is the time you begin to put thoughts together. ...
  • Investigation. Here is where you do research. ...
  • Composition. This is the DO part where you begin to compose. ...
  • Compose – Get it Out. ...
  • Clarification. ...
  • Changes. ...
  • Completion.
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What are the 4 principles of creativity? ›

The four principles focus on the importance of 1) phrasing problems as questions, 2) generating many ideas, 3) evaluating ideas positively, and 4) taking personal responsibility for creativity.

What are the 5 types of creativity? ›

Types of creative thinking

Aesthetic thinking, divergent thinking, lateral thinking, convergent thinking, and inspirational thinking are five types of innovative thinking to get the ball rolling. Divergent and convergent thinking are the most common ways to foster more creative thought.

Why is creativity so important? ›

Creativity allows us to view and solve problems more openly and with innovation. Creativity opens the mind. A society that has lost touch with its creative side is an imprisoned society, in that generations of people may be closed minded. It broadens our perspectives and can help us overcome prejudices.

What are the 5 components of creativity psychology? ›

Sternberg has proposed that creativity has five components: expertise, imaginative thinking skills; a venturesome personality; intrinsic motivation; and a creative environment that sparks, supports, and refines creative ideas.

Who is creative person in psychology? ›

Creative individuals are remarkable for their ability to adapt to almost any situation and to make do with whatever is at hand to reach their goals. If I had to express in one word what makes their personalities different from others, it's complexity.

What factors influence creativity in psychology? ›

Sternberg and Lubart (1995) propose that personality, intelligence, knowledge, thinking style, motivation, and environment are factors associated with creativity.

What is the role of aesthetics in society? ›

Aesthetics also plays a significant role in consumers' purchasing decisions and their attitudes toward their possessions. Today in developed nations, the aesthetic interests generally work against environmental concerns.

What is social creativity in psychology? ›

the tendency, described in social identity theory, to draw comparisons between the ingroup and other groups in domains in which the ingroup is more successful, and to avoid making any comparisons in areas in which other groups surpass the ingroup.

What is creative art society? ›

'Creative Arts Society' provides a platform through which students can showcase and sharpen their skills. To widen its spectrum, it is divided into 6 divisions i.e. Dance & Music, Dramatics, Fine Arts, Literary, Photography and Electronica with following faculty members associated with it.

What does aesthetics mean in psychology? ›

n. the philosophical study of beauty and art, concerned particularly with the articulation of taste and questions regarding the value of aesthetic experience and the making of aesthetic judgments.

What is aesthetic in our life? ›

Aesthetics. It's the branch of philosophy which deals with the nature of beauty and artistic taste. It's essentially a deep appreciation of beauty. To live an aesthetic life is to go about life often focused on beauty. It's creating it in our surrounding and noticing it in our everyday life.

What is the real meaning of aesthetic? ›

aesthetics, also spelled esthetics, the philosophical study of beauty and taste. It is closely related to the philosophy of art, which is concerned with the nature of art and the concepts in terms of which individual works of art are interpreted and evaluated.

What are the three types of creativity? ›

A common misconception is that creativity cannot be cultivated, and that instead some lucky people have an innate sense of creativity. But this assumption is wrong. According to classical psychology research, there are three main types of creativity: exploratory, transformational, and combinational creativity.

What is the importance of art in our life? ›

Art helps you process your emotions and understand your surroundings. It allows you to see life from a different perspective and it makes you feel alive. Art has always been an important part of human society since the beginning of time. Art has been used as a tool for cultural exchange, education, and expression.

Why is creative art important? ›

The study of Creative Arts develops emotional intelligence, confidence and resilience, discipline and commitment, communications skills, identity and belonging, creativity and problem-solving skills and coordination.

Why creative is important? ›

Creativity allows us to view and solve problems more openly and with innovation. Creativity opens the mind. A society that has lost touch with its creative side is an imprisoned society, in that generations of people may be closed minded. It broadens our perspectives and can help us overcome prejudices.

What are the 3 principles of aesthetics? ›

The three principles of Greek aesthetics are proportion, movement and balance, according to the New World Encyclopedia. These principles were developed to show poise, musculature and anatomically correct proportions.

Videos

1. The Psychology of Beauty, Creativity, and Aesthetics Fall 2021
(OLLI at UAH)
2. Lectures: Exploring the Psychology of Creativity
(National Gallery of Canada)
3. Beauty & the Brain: Neurobiology and Psychology of Aesthetic Appreciation, A Talk by Oshin Vartanian
(Contemporary Calgary)
4. Ellen Winner - The Psychology of the Arts
(The Brainwaves Video Anthology)
5. Three Approaches to Aesthetics and Integrating Arts and Creativity into the Curriculum
(Genesis Rapon)
6. How Artistic and Creative People See The World - jordan peterson
(Backdoor to Humans)
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