TITLE

LOOKING AT ART CAN EASE PAIN

AUTHOR(S)
Dobie, Monica
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;11/26/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study conducted by the researchers from the University of Bari in Italy. It is said that 12 men and 12 women were asked to pick 20 paintings that they perceived as ugly and beautiful out of 300 works of arts posted on an art Web site. It is revealed that paintings viewed as beautiful produce lower pain scores.
ACCESSION #
35661972

 

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