Dr Shantala Hegde, NIMHANS, on the Benefits of Art Education

Art Education: Benefits and Impact

Human beings in every culture seek out a variety of experiences termed aesthetic. While these activities on the surface do not seem critical for survival, they are indispensable for the shaping of how humans think, behave and respond.

The Center for Soft Power would like to explore the impact of the arts on the human brain and body. The session will also try to address Art Education as a necessity to build a culture of Aesthetics and creating individuals who are emotionally empathetic, creative and fulfilled.

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