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Positive Effects of Elementary Visual Art on Problem Solving Ability in Later Years of Life

  title={Positive Effects of Elementary Visual Art on Problem Solving Ability in Later Years of Life},
  author={Rabia Chishti},
The aim of this study was to examine the retrospective effect of elementary visual art in enhancing problem solving ability in later life. Further, the study also explored the impact of different teaching pedagogies. For this purpose 150 college students were selected from the National College of Arts Lahore and Islamabad. The sample was further divided into three groups. Group A (n=50) comprised students who had been exposed to student-centered visual art, group B (n=50) consisted of students… 

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