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Our Brains Love Curved Buildings But Fear Straight Lines (VIDEO)

10/24/2013 12:27 pm ET

So, it turns out, being curvaceous is actually better... when it comes to architecture that is.

According to the video above by DNews, the human brain actually prefers to look at buildings, homes and furniture that are curvy. Our brains supposedly react the same way to these shapely structures as it does when we're looking at something beautiful.

What's even more unusual than that is the fact that the brain reportedly feels a slight sense of fear when looking at architecture with a lot of straight lines. It's because we associate them with sharp objects... like daggers. So, that could explain why everyone isn't a fan of modern design, huh?

Watch the video above to learn more about this, and head over to DNews for more information.

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