Art, Music

Executive Summary of Key Concepts

April 16, 2014     HERD Volume 7, Issue 3
RESEARCH One Size Does Not Fit All: A Diagnostic Post-Occupancy Evaluation Model for an Emergency Department

Neural Correlates of Nature Stimuli: An fMRI Study [CEU Available]

February 19, 2014     Debajyoti Pati, PhD; Michael O'Boyle, PhD; Cherif Amor, PhD; Jiancheng Hou, PhD; Shabboo Valipoor, MA; and Dan Fang, BS

The Design and Testing of Interactive Hospital Spaces to Meet the Needs of Waiting Children

June 26, 2013     Elaine Biddiss, PhD; Amy McPherson, PhD; Geoffrey Shea, MFA; and Patricia McKeever, PhD

Image and Emotion: From Outcomes to Brain Behavior

August 14, 2012     Upali Nanda, PhD, Assoc. AIA, EDAC, Xi Zhu, PhD, and Ben H. Jansen, PhD
Background: Impact of Visual Images on Health A compelling body of evidence in place today argues for the role of nature images in visual art to improve the patient experience of healthcare through reduced stress, anxiety, and pain perception, and improved perception of quality of care (Hathorn...

Arousing Curiosity: When Hospital Art Transcends

June 23, 2011     Judy Ann Rollins, PhD, BFA, RN
Arts and healthcare programming is flourishing in hospitals throughout the United States, and much of it is devoted to creating a physical environment that promotes healing. It is well known that the physical environment can play an important role in reducing patient and caregiver stress, improving...

It's All About Healing

June 23, 2011     Upali Nanda, PhD, Assoc AIA, EDAC
Imagine walking into a hospital to the sound of soft music, seeing beautiful images on the wall, looking out of the window into a lovely garden, reading about an artist in residence who is a painter or a violinist, glancing up to see a kinetic installation swaying gently. Now imagine that space...

Transforming the Healthcare Experience Through the Arts

June 23, 2011     Jill Sonke, MA, Reviewed
Transforming the Healthcare Experience Through the Arts. Blair L. Sadler and Annette Ridenour (2009). San Diego, CA: Aesthetics, Inc. 226 pages. ISBN: 0984232605

The Effects of Presence and Influence in Nature Images in a Simulated Hospital Patient Room

May 31, 2010     Ellen Vincent, PhD, Dina Battisto, PhD, and Larry Grimes, PhD
Acknowledgments: The Department of Defense provided funding to the authors to support research on a Hospital of the Future Program. In addition, Spartanburg Regional Health System generously provided funding and access to its facilities for research.

The Effects of Nature Images on Pain in a Simulated Hospital Patient Room

May 31, 2010     Ellen Vincent, PhD, Dina Battisto, PhD, Larry Grimes, PhD, and James McCubbin, PhD
Acknowledgments: The Department of Defense provided funding to the authors to support research on a Hospital of the Future Program. In addition, Spartanburg Regional Health System generously provided funding and access to its facilities for research.

Pediatric Art Preferences: Countering the "One-Size-Fits-All" Approach

July 31, 2009     Upali Nanda, PhD, Assoc AIA, Cheryl M. Chanaud, PhD, CCRP, Linda Brown, PhD, Robyn Hart, and Kathy Hathorn, MA
Introduction Art has a growing presence in healthcare environments today, particularly in environments designed for children. For adults, the literature shows that art is not only a pleasant distraction, but appropriate art can also enhance recovery by reducing stress and anxiety. (For a...

Color Perception in Pediatric Patient Room Design: Healthy Children vs. Pediatric Patients

April 30, 2009     Jin Gyu Park, PhD
Acknowledgment of Financial Support: Arthur N. Tuttle Jr. Graduate Fellowship, Nurture by Steelcase Dissertation Grant, and William W. Caudill Research Fellowship.

A Theoretical Model for Transforming the Design of Healing Spas: Color and Platonic Solids

April 30, 2009     Tama Duffy Day, FASID, IIDA, LEED AP, MFA and Carrie Rich, MS Candidate
Acknowledgments: Tama Duffy Day acknowledges the support and guidance received from J. Michael Day, AIA, LEED® AP; S. Dorothea Scott-Fundling, AIA, Marymount University; Adam Kovach, PhD, Marymount University; Louise Russell; and Linda Sorrento, FASID, IIDA, LEED® AP.
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