Art and healthcare used to be second nature in Renaissance Italy. Hundreds of years later, this country too is rediscovering art's true scientific benefits.
Imagine if art could take away the fear of a CT scan. Turns out, it can. Learn about a particular muralist in New York helping bone transplant patients with nature imagery.
An ugly room isn't as good a beautiful room. The average room however, is actually more like the ugly room than you'd think. Learn how in hospitals, average isn't enough.
Learn more about the National Organization for Arts in Health - their mission, their first conference, and why they support art in healthcare.
Your choice: pain or less pain? Take a look at the many studies showing that nature imagery helps with pain management in hospitals.
Why is nature imagery so powerful for healing? Why not abstract art? It has to do with emotions and the brain. Find out why patients react better to naturescapes.
What is Type A personality and what does it have to do with health? A lot surprisingly. Learn the discovery of Type A and Type B, and how nature imagery can help.
Healing Spaces, by Esther M. Sternberg, M.D., explores the science of how nature promotes healing, from the hospital to the everyday.
We used to think that stress didn't affect our health. The accidental tragedy that lead scientists to realize that stress directly affects our body chemistry...
Who tested the idea that your body loves beautiful imagery, is calmed by it, and your stress levels drop as a result? What is the science exactly?
Did you know there’s a reason fast food restaurants are purposefully designed to be obnoxiously colored? It's so patrons won't hang around. I bet people would pay...
I'm honored to have been selected for today's artist feature on ArtsyShark. Please have a look to see a few of my favorite images from the last few years, as well as