Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Art Can Save YOUR Life


Art is truly a life saver, and now research backs that up. No kidding.
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Med students who studied art developed sharper visual perception and made far more accurate diagnoses than the med students without the art training.
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Studying art helped train the students to be better observers and to see things more clearly.
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When budgets are cut for governmental or educational programs, the arts are usually cut first as they are deemed frivolous.
Is a doctor who can examine you with great visual acuity frivolous? Or the doctor who first notices signs of cancer or disease? Hmmm, I think not.
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Read here for the study:

2 comments:

Marcel@FD said...

Every profession,whether its of medical line contains creativity,and that's what we call art.

Susan said...

Thanks Marcel for your comment.