The Role of the Arts, Exercise and Play in Heart-Mind Well-being

Adele Diamond

Do  music, circus, dance, theatre and positive sports improve Executive Function in the brain (the ability to "think outside the box", see things from another's perspective, control impulsive responses, resist temptations, stay focused)?
 
Adele Diamond, world renowned researcher and one of the founders of the field of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience is on a mission to prove this is so. In this video, she invites us to imagine a world where every child is active and thrives.

 

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