Health Imaging: Researchers combine art, imaging to better understand the brain

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

A team of researchers from Auburn University in Alabama believe art classes can have a meaningful impact on the brain—and the may lead to deeper understanding of cognitive conditions such as depression. Barb Bondy, an Auburn University art professor, and Jeffrey Katz, a psychology professor, recently received a $90,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to build on previous work analyzing how drawing alters the physical, behavioral and neural effects in brain plasticity, according to an Opelika-Auburn News report. (June 11, 2018)

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