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National Endowment for the Arts. (2011). The Arts and Human Development: Framing a National Research Agenda for the Arts, Lifelong Learning, and Individual Well Being
"The current evidence suggests that young children who have the opportunity to learn and participate in the arts develop critical thinking and metacognitive skills and can learn to think creatively (NEA 2011, p. 19)."
“arts and arts education have strong positive effects on wellness and quality of life” (NEA 2011, p.11).
"In study after study, arts participation and arts education have been associated with improved cognitive, social, and behavioral outcomes in individuals across the lifespan" (NEA 2011, p. 7).
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