Art and Dementia
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The benefits of taking part in art activities with those who have dementia and their carers
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Do schools kill creativity?

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Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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Study links hypertension and dementia - The Brown Daily Herald

Study links hypertension and dementia - The Brown Daily Herald | Art and Dementia | Scoop.it
Study links hypertension and dementia The Brown Daily Herald High blood pressure — also known as hypertension — may have previously unforeseen implications for the brain that can even cause dementia in some older adults, according to a study...
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Dementia Going Undiagnosed in the UK | CPI

Dementia Going Undiagnosed in the UK | CPI | Art and Dementia | Scoop.it
With many health and care professionals still unaware of the symptoms, undiagnosed dementia can wreak even greater devastation on the persons involved, their families, and friends.

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An estimated 350,000 people with dementia in the UK don’t even know they have it.

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Decoding Creativity – It's In the Genes! - Brain Blogger (blog)

Decoding Creativity – It's In the Genes! - Brain Blogger (blog) | Art and Dementia | Scoop.it
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Decoding Creativity – It's In the Genes!
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What do Beethoven and the violinist who plays in the subway for a few dollars of tips share?
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Innovation Excellence | A Brilliantly Simple Way to Boost our Creativity

Innovation Excellence | A Brilliantly Simple Way to Boost our Creativity | Art and Dementia | Scoop.it
In this fascinating Scientific American article, the authors (Oren Shapira and Nira Liberman) tell us that creativity is not bound by the sole innate characteristics of an individual and can in fact be changed based on situation and context.

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Inspiration, Art and Creativity: Preparing for Alzheimers

Inspiration, Art and Creativity: Preparing for Alzheimers | Art and Dementia | Scoop.it
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How can we prepare for what is for those who suffer and their carers a devastating disease?

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