Reading: the road to a better quality of life
According to a Yale University study, people who read at least one chapter a day will live two years longer than those who do not read.
Dancing on the Stage of Life
Dance and well-being: experience, reflections and strategic guidelines from the EDN (European Dance Company Network) report.
Healing through music
Studies are increasingly showing that sound and music stimulate and regulate emotions, attention, cognitive functions, communication and behaviour.
The healing power of cinema
Cinema as a means of rehabilitation for caregivers, from a recent study undertaken during the pandemic.
Art makes me feel better
A recent report eprovides a snapshot of how the arts have enabled individuals face the pandemic in Europe.
New frontiers of science for Health: in the dialogue between Art, technological and digital innovation
Casa Paganini develops new technology and interactive multimedia systems combined with Art to assist with therapies and rehabilitation.
Play contributes to individual and collective wellbeing
Gamification is one of the trends of investment in health, applied to the awareness, prevention, monitoring and even treatment of diseases.
Aphasia. Culture to become human again.
Aphasia is a language disorder that normally occurs following a brain injury caused by a cerebral vascular accident (stroke) and results in the loss of ...
Neurodegenerative Diseases: Culture as Cure
Article, by Catterina Seia with Annalisa Cicerchia, on art projects oriented to well-being, inside and outside the places of culture and care
Towards Cultural Welfare
Article by Silvia Misiti and Catterina Seia on the growing popularity of cultural welfare neologism in future policies, not only cultural.
WHO Health Evidence Network: Report 2019
Translation of the WHO World Health Organization 2019 report - "What is the evidence on the role of the arts in improving well-being and health?
Culture and Health by Catterina Seia
Article by Catterina Seia on the Culture and Health Project carried out by IBSA Foundation with the culture department of the city of Lugano.