The Effects of Receiving Art (Season 5, Ep. 4)
In this episode, Jim and Ben look at the effects of receiving art, particularly the findings of Ellen Winner who has studied the psychology of art. They also discuss the unique power of films and share some of their favorite movies and cinematic tools.
- The Aesthetic Attitude to Art, on Ellen Winner’s work
- How Long Do People Really Spend Looking at Art in Museums, Artsy.net
- The Power of a Movie’s Musical Score, on the Lord of the Rings
- People with Depression Feel Better After Listening to Sad Music, The Verge
Jim Owens – Licensed Counselor and Professor of Counseling
Ben Pohl – Catholic High School Campus Minister
During our season on The Healing Power of Art, we discuss the way in which various forms of art and creativity can foster interior health and healing and how it can even support physical health due to its psychological benefits.
Seasons of The Healing Road Podcast consist of ~10 episodes and cover broad topics. Mini-Series‘ consist of ~5 episodes and tackle specific and relevant issues, like anxiety, healthy habits, etc.