What are masks for?: For pleasure

Sally Cook

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper


The keynote presentation addressed the way viewing theatrical masks affects the autonomic nervous system of audience members. It looked at design features such as exaggeration, isolation, colour and character and illustrated that all stimulate the release of dopamine giving a feeling of pleasure in the viewer.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2015
EventMask Symposium: What Are Masks For? - Nottingham Trent University
Duration: 15 Oct 2015 → …


ConferenceMask Symposium: What Are Masks For?
Period15/10/15 → …


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