Does Looking at Art Make You Smarter?
Ryan Steadman | The Observer | 26th August 2015
A new book reviews long term field research about the effect of creative activity on thinking. ““What we think of as representational art is pretty abstract”… having the ability to see an image in two-dimensions as a representation of an actual thing in three dimensions takes a level of abstract thought that, say, your cat doesn’t have”. An interview with the author is here.