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Study Shows Art May Help With

Depression

June 6th

A new study shows that our brains react in a similar way whether we are in love or whether we are looking at beautiful artwork. Research by Professor Semir Zeki demonstrates that looking at art stimulates our brains which create the same chemical response as when we are in love. This is just further evidence that art may prove beneficial for those that are feeling down or depressed.

Professor Semir talks more about this in the following video posted by the United Kingdom’s ArtFund.

Read more: http://www.arttherapyblog.com/mental-health/study-shows-art-may-help-with-depression/#ixzz2BOQoAwFF

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