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Art and the Brain

By Michael Buss, Jun 9, 2014

Arts Training can cause dramatic changes in the brain, including possibly strengthening the “attention network”, a series of regions linked to general intelligence  - The Dana Foundation

I gazed in awe. The fine art and photography Color and Light exhibition was simply stunning! And the question arose, what goes on in the minds of today’s teenagers? Is it all social media, online gaming, rap music and dating? To see the creations of these imaginative young artists is to blow away all such simplistic conjectures. 

Let me show you what I mean.

Here are “thumbnails” of just four pictures from the exhibition. If you are reading this on a computer please click the Enlarge captions.  

Fig 1. Digital art on a tablet. Marisa Gomez. Polaris

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