Lapin Yliopisto: Arktinen kulttuuri, hyvinvointi, matkailu ja muotoilu. University of Lapland: Arctic culture, well-being, tourism and design. Research topics of this theme area can include northern art and environmental culture, temporal rhythm, arctic well-being, survival and supporting processes of everyday life, hospitality, mobility, social cohesion and community art. These are studied as cultural, economic, political […]
Finnish and English children’s color use to depict affectively characterized figures. In this study it was found that Finnish and English children differed in their use of color for drawings of neutral and nasty figures. The findings are discussed in terms of the need to explore the role of culture in mediating children’s use of […]
Therapeutic Recreation in Finland. This article will introduce therapeutic recreation (TR) in Finland. After introducing the country briefly, the history of TR and the history of TR education in Finland is introduced. Using different crafts as TR facilitation method have had and still have an important role in TR and TR education. A brief introduction […]
Images of Loneliness: Using Art as an Educational Method in Professional Training. This peer reviwed article states that viewing art and discussing perceptions of loneliness or suffering was an effective method to help healthcare professionals develop empathy in the elderly care. By Lisbeth Blomqvist, Kaisu Pitkala, Pirkko Routasalo, The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, […]
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