Swathi Swaminathan, Aviva Altschuler, Lynn Hasher, & Kelly Murphy
Arts-based recreation for older adults can stimulate memory and make people feel good. This commentary highlights an online, visual arts platform that can be accessed by computer or tablet. ArtontheBrain can help older adults connect with their communities as part of aging well.
This commentary explores the combined potential of art, sound, and meditative experiences to bring about relaxation and healing on individual and communal levels.
Viktor Frankl described the “will to meaning” as a natural human tendency to search for meaning in life. This commentary briefly describes meaning in life and the process through which it may contribute to clinical health and rehabilitation.
Alberto Osa García
Aphasia is a language disorder that can drastically change one’s communication in daily life, self-esteem, and relationships. But what if a creative therapy can help regain that lost confidence? This is the approach of Le Théâtre Aphasique – the first theatre company to exclusively involve people with aphasia.
Mary Boulos & Conor Sheridan
Where does creativity fit in the field of rehabilitation science? The rehabINK team and illustrators in the Biomedical Communications Program at the University of Toronto have partnered to share their thoughts.
Introducing Issue 6 (Winter 2019) of rehabINK!
This year’s annual Society for Neuroscience conference hosted over 30,000 researchers in San Diego, California. Presentations highlighted how researchers’artistic passions combined with neuroscience can facilitate rehabilitation. This article highlights research and the annual “Dialogues Between Neuroscience and Society” lecture by legendary jazz guitarist, Pat Metheny.