Aesthetic atrophy

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Aesthetic atrophy is the diminished capacity to appreciate new or unfamiliar music or other sensory stimuli. It is typically accompanied by the sufferer's retreat to familiar and comfortable works.[1]


  1. ^ Cizmar, Martin (31 December 2009). "The Scourge of Aesthetic Atrophy, and the Top 50 Albums of the Aughts". Phoenix New Times. Phoenix, Arizona: New Times Media. Retrieved 2 January 2010.