What role can the arts have in facilitating health and well-being? How can engaging in music, writing and other forms of creativity contribute to self-expression and healthy ageing?
Thursday 9 May researchers within welfare technology, creative writing and neurology talked about current research projects and discuss different perspectives on the topic at this mini-seminar at The Medicine and Health Library, NTNU, Trondheim.
Presentation of The Norwegian Resource Centre for Arts and Health
by Odd Håpnes
Music and the aging brain. Can music help us age better?
By Joan Vidal Crespi
SENSE-GARDEN: Personalised and immersive spaces for people with dementia
by Artur Serrano
Beyond physical space: Creating environments for emotional connection
by Gemma Goodall
Writing about the (poetic) nuances of life. Why does it matter for our mental health?
by Olga Lehmann
Questions and discussion
The seminar was facilitated by The Medicine and Health Library.