Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions

Visiting A Great Museum Can Reduce Stress

Season 16, Episode 9 of 12

For over 20 years, researchers have been studying the effects of drawing, painting and viewing works of art on brain functions. The results have been astounding. These activities can help prevent memory loss, increase mental fitness, stimulate your brain to grow new neurons, and increase the production of dopamine that improves your sense of wellbeing and the ability to focus your attention. In this program, Burt tours some of the world's great museums, talks to leading artists and medical researchers in order to understand the phenomenon.

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7/29/2018
12:30 p.m.
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