Stress-Related Hormone Cortisol Lowers Significantly After Just 45 Minutes of Art Creation


From Drexel University: “Whether you’re Van Gogh or a stick-figure sketcher, a new Drexel University study found that making art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones in your body. Although the researchers from Drexel’_s College of Nursing and Health Professions believed that past experience in creating art might amplify the activity’_s stress-reducing effects, their study found that everyone seems to benefit equally.

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