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1399 Words Nov 9th, 2015 6 Pages
“The ‘earth’ without ‘art’ is just ‘eh, '" — unknown author. This quote encapsulates the very importance of art in one sentence. Many people do not realize what a big impact art has on their lives. It is all around us, the house you live in, some artist took the time to design it. When you go to the grocery store, artists took the time to design all of the logos and packagings that you see and purchase. You can’t look anywhere without seeing a work of art, and if it is done right, it has the power to influence your thoughts and actions. For example, warm colors like yellow and red have been thought to make people feel hungry, and that 's why restaurants like McDonalds use yellow and red in their logo and in their buildings, it is believed to attract more people. That 's only one of the many ways art impacts your life, but there are a ton of other uses and benefits of art as well, such as academic, social, and mental health benefits. The academic benefits of art include getting higher scores on math and reading tests, better problem-solving skills, better memory, and also better creativity. There was a study done in Texas that proves this point. They took third through eighth-grade students and broke them up into four groups: level 1, level 2, level 3, and level 4. Level 1 consists of students with no history in fine arts, level 2 is the students who have one year of fine arts study, level 3 is students who have two years of fine arts study, and level 4 is students who…
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