How the arts can improve mental health, especially during the pandemic

EpiArts Lab

January 22, 2021

People who have spent 30 minutes or more each day during the pandemic on arts activities like reading for pleasure, listening to music, or engaging in a creative hobby have lower reported rates of depression and anxiety and greater life satisfaction.

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