Visual aesthetics – might be a “woah” response. Maybe the woah response is the synchronization.
n addition to their importance for valuation, the vMPFC and aMPFC are also central nodes of the default-mode network (DMN), a set of interconnected brain regions that are engaged by tasks that require inwardly directed attention or an assessment of self-relevance (48⇓⇓–51). Surprisingly, the DMN is responsive to strongly moving aesthetic experiences with visual artwork (52, 53). Several nodes of the DMN, which are typically suppressed when attention is directed to an external object such as a visual image (54⇓–56), were found to be released from suppression when an observer viewed paintings rated as strongly aesthetically moving, but not for paintings rated as merely pleasing or as not aesthetically appealing.\
“It has been noted that gamma-oscillatory responses can synchronize with millisecond precision over long distances and are mediated by the reciprocal corticocortical connectivity “