Arts in Health

Is Creativity Therapeutic and Can Art Make us Happier?

Alex Coulter | Posted 29.01.2013 | Home
Alex Coulter

There are obviously some contradictory and complex factors at play - it is not simply the case that creativity is therapeutic and that art makes us happier.

How the Arts Defy Our Perceptions of What it Means to Have Dementia

Alex Coulter | Posted 30.12.2012 | Home
Alex Coulter

The part of the brain that dementia damages is the bit that gives us access to our memories, not the memories themselves. Most memories are stored as images. Images can give access to emotional memories.