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Contemplating Nomaesthetics, art as an extension of habit

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To understand the evolution of aesthetics and to make accurate predictions of the future of art, we took a look at neurological factors of aesthetics and its history throughout time.
Casey Carr looked at the construct of aesthetics in the mind and comparing this to the evolutionary history of human senses as a nomadic species. Art, in this case, is a habit-breaking habit.

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