The Restorative Power of Art

Season 4, Episode 7

The Restorative Power of Art

In this episode, we speak with researchers at the Positive Psychology Center, who examined how art museum visitation and museum program participation impact flourishing-related outcomes.

The Intricate Riddle of Life

The Restorative Power of Art • Season 4, Episode 7

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The pandemic has had a pronounced impact on mental health. Participating in activities that benefit well-being is crucial, but Katherine Cotter and James Pawelski, experts in the field of positive psychology, say being conscious of these benefits, and optimizing participation, is the end goal.


Katherine Cotter, Postdoctoral Fellow, Positive Psychology Center

James O. Pawelski, Professor of Practice and Director of Education, Positive Psychology Center and Director of the Humanities and Human Flourishing Project


Alex Schein


Blake Cole


Alex Schein and Brooke Sietinsons


Blake Cole


Marina Muun


Theme by Nicholas Escobar, C’18

Additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

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