Looking through the eyes of museum visitors – The Van Gogh Museum Eye-tracking Project

Many of us appreciate art, but no-one really knows how or why we do so. Researchers in the field of empirical aesthetics attempt to answer such questions. The way people look at paintings is often studied by letting participants view works of art on a computer screen in a laboratory, during which their gaze is tracked with a stationary and bulky eye tracker. Obviously this is not a ‘natural sett...
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Welcome to the Institute of Brain and Behavior Amsterdam

Seven research groups from the faculty of Movement and Behavioral Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are part of this research institute. All these groups conduct experimental research involving humans and make use of advanced methods of research including psychophysics and neuroimaging. One of the goals of the institute is to foster the exchange and development of advanced knowledge for...
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