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.
The final report of an ambitious three-year research project out of the UK sheds new light on how the arts improve lives.
A review of the literature on the health benefits of active arts participation among older adults ages 60 and older in good general health.
In fact, the best evidence we have of the arts’ impact is that they make older adults feel better.
The latest podcast from Createquity and Fractured Atlas looks at the effect of television on our lives, our communities, and our creative work.
Television can wreak havoc on the brain AND the body. But the people who watch it the most don’t seem to mind.