NeuroArts Blueprint: Advancing the Science of Arts, Health, and Wellbeing offers a set of bold, culture-changing steps to cultivate the emerging field of neuroarts—the study of how the arts and aesthetic experiences measurably change the brain, body, and behavior and how this knowledge can be used to improve health and wellbeing.
The Blueprint presents both a five-year plan and a longer-term vision of a mature neuroarts ecosystem dedicated to advancing human health, strengthening communities, and promoting culture change. Specific recommendations are designed to:
· Expand and share research
· Increase the use of evidence-based arts practices
· Design clear educational and career pathways,
· Promote dedicated funding and effective policy· Build capacity, leadership, and communications strategies.