News tagged with arts
An innovative study led by The University of Nottingham is to investigate whether arts and humanities can help improve the mental health and well-being of patients and carers alike.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Studies have shown that about 10 percent of men infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an elevated resting energy expenditure (REE). Their bodies use more kilocalories for basic functions including circulation, ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The sounds you hear while taking a walk may soon play a role in managing chronic pain, according to researchers in Simon Fraser University's pain studies lab.
Medical research Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It seems that tattoos are everywhere these days, but along with the increase in people getting inked, the number of Americans undergoing procedures to have a tattoo removed is also on the rise, ...
Health Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Teens who participate in after-school arts activities such as music, drama and painting are more likely to report feeling depressed or sad than students who are not involved in these programs, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 2.6 / 5 (5) | 0
Her enigmatic expression has been the topic of artistic debate for hundreds of years. But the reason the Mona Lisa's mouth—part smile, part pursed lip—is so confounding has to do with the eyes, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Frida Kahlo's many haunting self-portraits have been studied by experts for decades, have attracted worldwide attention and have sold for millions of dollars at auction. Yet, despite the fact that Kahlo's work focuses largely ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Copenhagen, 16 March 2012: Stroke survivors who like art have a significantly higher quality of life than those who do not, according to new research. Patients who appreciated music, painting and theatre recovered better ...
Cardiology Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Referring people with schizophrenia to group art therapy does not improve their mental health or social functioning, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Being told that a work of art is authentic or fake alters the brains response to the visual content of artwork, Oxford University academics have found.
Neuroscience Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Gratuities, gifts, sponsorship, product price, free samples, favors all can influence judgment and decision-making. If a person is influenced in their choice of cereal, the result is a bit of income for a manufacturer. But ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 06, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The weather is finally starting to warm up, and people are breaking out the shorts, bathing suits and flip-flops.
Other May 20, 2011 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0
Art therapy could be the perfect medium to help soothe women who may face a rollercoaster of extreme emotions during and after their pregnancy, according to new University of Derby research.
Health May 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0