Is Mona Lisa smiling? Depends on your mood: New Research

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Is Mona Lisa smiling
  • Art lovers and critics have long debated whether or not the Mona Lisa is smiling
  • Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, found that people experience neutral faces differently based on their feelings
  • The new study found that if we subconsciously experience a smiling face we are more likely to remember a neutral one – like the Mona Lisa – as happy

Researchers have found why the Mona Lisa’s demeanor appears to be so unique to various individuals and at various circumstances.

For quite a long time, art lovers and critics have been baffled by and faced off regarding the Leonardo Da Vinci paintings gaze and slight grin – or is it a frown?

Be that as it may, new research from the University of California, San Diego has revealed new insight into the luminous and apparently changing face of the Mona Lisa.

Through investigations on visual observation and neurology, they found that our feelings/emotions truly do change how we see an impartial face.

Individuals originate from everywhere throughout the world to visit the Louver and, especially, to look at Da Vinci’s most popular painting.

Numerous have commented on the picture’s magnificence, the late playwright Sir Noel Coward said she looks ‘as though she has quite recently been wiped out, or is going to be,’ however for most the fascination in is the uncertainty.

In 2005, researchers in Amsterdam in the Netherlands put the Mona Lisa’s face through the paces of its emotion-recognition software.

As indicated by alogorithms, her demeanor is 83 percent happy, nine percent disgusted, six percent fearful and two percent each irate and cheerful.

Be that as it may, the view of articulations is a more intricate – and, it turns out, always showing signs of change – figuring in the human mind.

Now science has affirmed what the journalist and biographer Walter Isaacson said in regards to the canvas: ‘The Mona Lisa, to me, is the best enthusiastic painting at any point done. The way the grin flashes makes it a work of both art and science.’

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