Art Therapy and the Brain: An Attempt to Understand the Underlying Processes of Art Expression in Therapy

@article{Lusebrink2004ArtTA,
  title={Art Therapy and the Brain: An Attempt to Understand the Underlying Processes of Art Expression in Therapy},
  author={V. Lusebrink},
  journal={Art Therapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={125 - 135}
}
The application of new techniques in brain imaging has expanded the understanding of the different functions and structures of the brain involved in information processing. This paper presents the main areas and functions activated in emotional states, the formation of memories, and the processing of motor, visual, and somatosensory information. The relationship between the processes of art expressions and brain functions is approached from the viewpoint of the different levels of the… Expand
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