Architects know that a strong curved line can bring elegant beauty to a design.
Now a recent study conducted by neuroscientists from the University of Toronto shows human brains prefer curved shapes on an emotional level. People are far more likely to call a room beautiful when its design is round instead of linear. The reason may be hard-wired into the brain.
One of the images used by Oshin Vartanian in his research with the University of Toronto.
Photo courtesy: Oshin Vartanian, University of Toronto