1. "I Like How It Looks but It is Not Beautiful" -- Sensory Appeal Beyond Beauty.Claudia Muth, Jochen Briesen & Claus-Christian Carbon - 2020 - Poetics 79.
    Statements such as “X is beautiful but I don’t like how it looks” or “I like how X looks but it is not beautiful” sound contradictory. How contradictory they sound might however depend on the object X and on the aesthetic adjective being used (“beautiful”, “elegant”, “dynamic”, etc.). In our study, the first sentence was estimated to be more contradictory than the latter: If we describe something as beautiful, we often intend to evaluate its appearance, whereas it is less counterintuitive (...)
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    The Stream of Experience When Watching Artistic Movies. Dynamic Aesthetic Effects Revealed by the Continuous Evaluation Procedure.Claudia Muth, Marius H. Raab & Claus-Christian Carbon - 2015 - Frontiers in Psychology 6.
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    Semantic Stability is More Pleasurable in Unstable Episodic Contexts. On the Relevance of Perceptual Challenge in Art Appreciation.Claudia Muth, Marius H. Raab & Claus-Christian Carbon - 2016 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10.