Can viewing art reduce stress?

Can viewing art reduce stress?

By Paul Panckhurst There’s evidence that looking at paintings can reduce stress and anxiety. A researcher wants to know if this phenomenon can help surgery patients heal. Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”...
What is eco-anxiety? ▶

What is eco-anxiety? ▶

What is eco-anxiety? How can we learn to be less anxious as the effects of climate change become more prominent? This seminar hosted by the University of Auckland Sustainability Network explores the issue of eco-anxiety and includes speakers from the University of...
Can you trust a robot?

Can you trust a robot?

By Gilbert Wong Robot caregivers can help maintain independence as we age, but the trick is getting humans to trust them. It will not surprise those with a pessimistic view of humanity to know that even robots suffer racial prejudice. In a study by German researchers...