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Friday, April 24, 2015

Making art prevents cognitive decline.

Making art has been found by a resevarch-study by the Mayo Clinic to help prevent cognitive decline.

I thought this would be beneficial knowledge to recreational therapists because RTs provide a lot of activity-based treatment interventions (like making art) and many RTs provide services for seniors.

Art could be: painting, drawing, and sculpting (to name a few).

Making art is good for building new pathways in the brain.

Read the article here:

I recommend my own book on creativity, called, ART SOUP. Check it out on amazon here:

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