Week 7 - How Abstract Art Can Make You Smarter.
The two words rhyme, art and smart. They seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly or Sonny & Cher. However, until recently it hadn't been proven that art could make us smarter. However, thanks to a new study, it has been shown that art can tap into the brain and help us empathize. Art can have a positive effect on our kids too. The results can be read here on Fast Company Co. Create: "Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers And Nicer People." In fact, the art doesn't need to be abstract to make us smarter. Perhaps we prefer to take in a Broadway play, watch cinema, or gaze at sculpture. We can even try our hand at making art. Whatever art we decide to capture today, let's tap into the thing that tells the story we are human and in turn makes us better people.
Until tomorrow Smarty Pants.