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Bibliography and resources for
"Arts education: The evolution of human intellect and the creative mind,"

By Chris Sykora

Americans for the Arts, Field Guide. (20015). Retrieved from:

Chamberlin , R. (2008). Artists’ Brains Have More ‘Grey Matter’ Than The Rest Of Ours, Study Finds. Huffington Post. Retrieved from

Fowler, C. B. (2001). Strong arts, strong schools: The promising potential and shortsighted disregard of the arts in   American schooling. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hardiman , M., Ed.D., Magsamen, S., McKhann, G., M.D., Eilber, J. (2009). Neuroeducation: Learning, Arts, and the Brain: Findings and challenges for Educators and Researchers from the 2009 John Hopkins University Summit. The Dana Foundation. John Hopkins University,

Information Technology & Innovation Foundation. The Demographics of Innovation in the United States,

Jolly, A. (2014). “STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong?” Retrieved from

Smith, F. (2009). Why arts education is crucial and who is doing it best. Retrieved from

Sousa, D. A. (2006). How the Arts Develop the Young Brain. School Administrator, 63(11), 26.

State of the States of Art. Retrieved from

Tishman , S., D. MacGillivray, and P. Palmer. (1999). Investigating the educational impact and

potential of the Museum of Modern Art’s visual thinking curriculum: Final report.   Unpublished report. New York: Museum of Modern Art.

White, H. (2010). STEAM – NOT STEM,

Zeki , S. (1998). Art and the Brain. Daedalus, Vol. 127, No. 2, The Brain (Spring, 1998), pp. 71-

103. The MIT Press on behalf of American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

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