Americans today have more free time than Americans in the 1960s, but most of the increase has been gobbled up by television.
Cultural research superstars Mark Stern and Susan Seifert experiment with a new theoretical approach to their work.
When Createquity relaunched in October 2014, we identified two broad focus areas for our research investigation: disparities of access and the capacity of our field to create change. In the time since then, we’ve begun to dive into the literature around the first of these topics, and more specifically the relationship between arts participation andRead More
The following research question and hypotheses are among those guiding our core research process at Createquity. They relate to our Disparities of Access editorial content theme. Research question Do economically disadvantaged/insecure people have fewer opportunities to participate fully? Hypotheses Poor and economically insecure adults are significantly less likely to have access to “common” opportunities toRead More
Does listening to certain types of music presage later adolescent delinquent behavior?
A baseline report on Music Makes Us, a public-private initiative in Metro Nashville public schools to improve music education.
25 German primary School students showed an increase in verbal memory after taking instrumental music lessons for 18 months.
The main purpose of the NEA’s newest report is to better understand the motivations for participation in the arts and the barriers faced by people who want to participate but choose not to.
These initial research reports were completed during summer 2014 by members of the Createquity editorial team. They are intended to give a sense of our (very) preliminary thoughts on the topic in question. We welcome discussion and debate. –IDM Hypotheses: Not enough “scarce” opportunities are available to those who have the most to contribute, becauseRead More
These initial research reports were completed during summer 2014 by members of the Createquity editorial team. They are intended to give a sense of our (very) preliminary thoughts on the topic in question. We welcome discussion and debate. – IDM Process background Our research on this topic has been rather cursory. Jackie spent a fewRead More