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Studies Show That Creating Art Helps Cancer, Reduces Stress and Increases Brain Activity

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 15:40
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We’re always hearing in the news about the profound effect that art can have on our well being.  Scientists have found various ways to utilize art in the medical fields and the world of the everyday.  For example, it has been shown that the creation of art can have positive effects in the treatment of cancer, and that perhaps taking your lunch break at an art museum can reduce work-related stress.

The newest word on the subject is a recent study published by the  Public Library of Science found that there was “a significant improvement in psychological resilience” among elderly participants in a class where they ‘did art,’ versus those who sat in on a verbal art class.



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