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study guide 09/10/2007 15:56:00 Art is very hard to define and is different form art Uses of art o Social connection through group identity and social connection(status  symbols) Art is used by some species for sexual selection in evolution Art is widely used for spiritual practices through the feeling of  elevation and in sculpture and such Enjoyment and pleasure People use narratives to structure episodes of enjoyment and pleasurability o Narratives are point processes in continuous time but the whole is  different then the sum of its parts o The four nested motivations (in evolutionary order)  2. Secondary altriciality (play, nurturing) 3. Complex sociality  4. Scale of value (one’s place on the scale from disgusting to angelic) We do not draw what we see because we have preconceived schemas and  notions as to what things are or look like( for example it is very easy to see faces in  everything we see) Making comes before matching and schemas must be dealt with before  correction can be made and matching can be finalized
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