Fun Fact: Stendhal Syndrome

Fun facts about stendhal

Stendhal Syndrome is an unofficial “illness” where a person has a severe reaction to a work of art, to where they can have a rapid heart beat or even faint due to it. It was coined in favor of the French writer Stendhal, whom had quite a response to the art he saw in Florence.

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  1. cammanley1 says:

    Such a cool term – and it seems Stendhal inspired/invented a great number if them!


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