Taken from life hack, research has shown:
- Music and art may have a positive effect on physiological states. Art can improve the well-being of breast cancer patients. In a study, art reduced negative emotions and improved positive ones.
- Art can improve overall health and well-being, by offering a form of distraction, improving self-identity and providing a social network to those with chronic illness.
- And a recent study in 2016, by Kaimal et al, entitled Reduction of Cortisol Levels and Participants’ Responses Following Art Making found that making art can significantly reduce stress levels, regardless of artistic talent or experience.
This was a finding that was and wasn’t surprising. Girija Kaimal, EdD, mentions to Drexel Now: Read more follow this link: