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  2. The value of arts and culture to people and society: An evidence review
    2014 - England

    The arts and culture sector provides economic, social, health and wellbeing, and education benefits to society.

  3. Creative Economy Report 2013: Widening Local Development Pathways
    2013 - USA

    In addition to economic benefits, the creative economy also contributes significantly to inclusive social development, dialogue and understanding between people.

  4. Enacting Cultural Interests: How Intergroup Contact Reduces Prejudice
    2013 - USA

    A small cue of social connection to someone from another group—such as a shared interest—can help reduce prejudice immediately and up to six months later.

  5. Exploring the Benefits of Outdoor Experiences on Veterans
    2013 - USA

    Veterans participating in extended outdoor group recreation show signs of improved mental health, suggesting a link between the activities and long-term psychological well-being.

  6. The Value of Presenting: A Study of Performing Arts Presentation in Canada
    2013 - Canada

    A broad range of public benefits are associated with performing arts presentation, including better health and well-being, greater energy and vitality in communities, and a more caring and cohesive...

  7. A question of value: What do trees and forests mean to people in Vermont?
    2006 - USA

    Forests are important to quality of life which, in some cases, can outweigh monetary considerations.

  8. Singing and Health: A Systematic Mapping and Review of Non-Clinical Research
    2008 - England

    Group singing can be a powerful and moving experience and could contribute to quality of life, wellbeing and even health.

  9. Interest in Arts Predicts Social Responsibility
    2012 - USA

    People with an active interest in the arts contribute more to society than those with little or no such interest.

  10. Creating sense of community: The role of public space
    2012 - Australia

    High quality public space can enhance the sense of community in new neighbourhoods.

  11. Active music classes in infancy enhance musical, communicative and social development
    USA

    Active musical participation in infancy impacts social and communication development.

  12. The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth
    2012 - USA

    Low-income students who are involved in arts activities have higher academic achievement and are more likely to go to college, according to new research Friday based on studies tracking students...

  13. Girl Scouting Works: The Alumnae Impact Study
    2012 - USA

    Women who were Girl Scouts as girls display positive life outcomes to a greater degree than women who were not, including sense of self, community service, civic engagement, education and income....

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