Notes to “Are The Arts The Answer to Our TV Obsession?”

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The following end notes accompany our article, “Are The Arts The Answer to Our TV Obsession?” published on February 22, 2016: (1) What we mean when we say “watching TV” When we talk about hours of television watched, we’re talking about self-reported hours; in other words, the amount of time an individual themselves assesses they watchRead More

Capsule Review: The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn’t

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This is the capsule review accompanying the Research Spotlight article Are you better off than you were 15 years ago? Title: The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn’t Author(s): Steven Johnson Publisher: The New York Times Year: 2015 URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/23/magazine/the-creative-apocalypse-that-wasnt.html?_r=0 Topics: art and digital reproduction, commerce, technology, digital economy, culture Method: theory, analysis of secondary data fromRead More

Notes to “Part of Your World”

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The following end notes accompany our article, “Part of Your World: On the Arts and Wellbeing,” published on August 31, 2015: [1] For his part, Sen has written a stirring defense of incorporating cultural considerations into international development policy, although his essay does not dwell on explicit connections to the capability approach. [2] Createquity isRead More