An Arts Council report links cultural activities and reading for pleasure with children’s cognitive growth and wellbeing.
Capsule Review: Cultural Arts and Dementia
Overall findings begin to suggest that cultural arts and psychosocial interventions may be viable alternatives to drug treatment.
Capsule Review: Participatory Arts for Older Adults
A review of the literature on the health benefits of active arts participation among older adults ages 60 and older in good general health.
Capsule Review: Effects of a School-Based Instrumental Music Program on Verbal and Visual Memory in Primary School Children
25 German primary School students showed an increase in verbal memory after taking instrumental music lessons for 18 months.