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Photo by Annette Dragon. Pumpkin from Corning Museum of Glass.

Photo by Annette Dragon. Pumpkin from Corning Museum of Glass.

“If you’ve ever been moved by a beautiful piece of art, you’re actually following a natural biological inclination. According to a new field called neuroaesthetics, the human brain appears to be built for art appreciation. Scientists are now exploring the reasons why.”

Photo by Annette Dragon. Pumpkin from Corning Museum of Glass.

Photo by Annette Dragon. Pumpkin from Corning Museum of Glass.

“It’s no wonder the brain gets going on so many levels. Art therapy has been proven effective, for example, in helping with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia because it keeps the mind active – stimulating the senses, triggering memories and inviting connections with others through conversation.”

Photo by Annette Dragon. Pumpkin from Corning Museum of Glass.

Photo by Annette Dragon. Pumpkin from Corning Museum of Glass.

Read more of Robin Flanigan’s article in the October 2014 issue of Rochester Magazine.

The Museum - Mind Connection by Robin Flanigan

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Comments on: "The Museum – Mind Connection" (2)

  1. Joyce M. Howard said:

    Iwas at a show recently and was told that my jewlery was way above craft show quality and I should contact rochester artisans and join, don’t know how to go about doing that maybe someone can help.

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