'It's the things you see': how art is helping people with dementia

  • Nathan D'Cunha

    Description

    Anecdotal evidence of benefits of these types of programs is plentiful but now a new study from the University of Canberra has added to a growing body of empirical evidence.

    Researcher Nathan D’Cunha studied the response of 25 participants in the NGA dementia program. He used saliva tests to examine the participants’ levels of cortisol - the main stress hormone.

    Link:

    https://www.smh.com.au/culture/art-and-design/it-s-the-things-you-see-how-art-is-helping-people-with-dementia-20191122-p53d1o.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed

    Subject

    Art; Cognitive Sciences

    Period22 Nov 2019

    Media coverage

    2

    Media coverage

    • Title'It's the things you see': how art is helping people with dementia
      Media name/outletSydney Morning Herald
      CountryAustralia
      Date22/11/19
      PersonsNathan D'Cunha
    • Title'It's the things you see': how art is helping people with dementia
      Media name/outletMelbourne Age
      CountryAustralia
      Date22/11/19
      PersonsNathan D'Cunha