The HULA research team proposes a theoretical and methodological framework for understanding and assessing the contributions of the humanities to human development.
A recent study examines the role of humanities and “craft practices” in human development.
The following notes accompany our feature article Everything We Know About Whether and How the Arts Improves Lives, published on December 19, 2016: Methodology for Rating Evidence We use the following definitions for placement on the graph and for describing benefits in the document. Does the evidence indicate that the benefit exists? Yes: the majorityRead More
The research could still use an upgrade in many areas. But what we know so far should cheer any arts advocate.
In fact, the best evidence we have of the arts’ impact is that they make older adults feel better.