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Arts & The Mind

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Catalogue Number:  041633
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  Health and Medicine, Music, Psychology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  120

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This two - part special reveals the crucial impact of the arts on the human brain across our lifetimes and explores its particularly vital role in human development during youth and older age. The series shares stories of how music, dance, painting, poetry and theater markedly improve well-being at both ends of life, and reveals the cutting - edge science that explains the powerful, positive impact of the arts on our brains.

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