Category Archives: Arts Education

From the Archives: Music in Education

A new study on music and cognition builds on work by the Dana Arts and Cognition Consortium.
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The Arts and the Brain

When you listen to music or look at a painting, your brain is busy. At AAAS in Washington, DC, panelists and audience explored “What Does Your Brain See? What Does Your Brain Hear?”
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Live Chat Tomorrow: “Do the Arts Make Us Smarter?”

Tune in to the live chat “Do Arts Make Us Smarter” on Thursday at 3pm EST.
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Chuck Close SfN Lecture

Artist Chuck Close spoke at the Society for Neuroscience meeting, explaining how he creates magnificent portraits despite suffering from face blindness.
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Can the Arts Contribute to Healthier Aging?

The National Academies of Sciences collaborated with several national organizations to host a workshop on the arts and aging.
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