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Science Shows Art Can Do Incredible Things for Your Mind and Body – Art For Hospitals +

Science Shows Art Can Do Incredible Things for Your Mind and Body

By August 15, 2015Health, Research

“After analyzing 15 studies that had people looking at art for different reasons, neuroscientist Oshin Vartanian explained in a Q&A that “areas of the brain involved in processing emotion and those that activate our pleasure and reward systems are also being engaged.” Essentially, parts of the brain that are associated with contemplation are automatically sparked when viewing art, even if they aren’t thinking about it critically.”

Source: Mic