The Anthropology of Phi
"Empirical investigations of the aesthetic properties of the golden section date back to the very origins of scientific psychology itself..." -Christopher D. Green, All That Glitters, A Review of Psychological Research on the Aesthetics of the Golden Section.
This section brings light to the claims made involving human preference for the golden ratio in aesthetics and discusses the reasons for such statements. We will also briefly discuss preferred proportions in other cultures and the Western ideal of the golden ratio. Topics include: