Your Brain on Art


You don’t have to be good at art to get the benefits in terms of your brain and your overall health.

Ivy Ross Vice President of Hardware Design at Google


The arts are not a luxury or an escape, but a vital tool for thriving physically, mentally, and spiritually. Neuroscience explains how art changes the body, brain, and behavior and practitioners are demonstrating its role in advancing health and wellbeing. Learn about the cutting-edge field of neuroarts from the authors of the New York Times bestseller, Your Brain on Art: How the Arts Transform Us. Moderated by Walter Isaacson, Susan Magsamen and Ivy Ross are joined onstage by legendary jazz musician Fred Johnson to bring home the transformative power of art.

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