ERIC Number: EJ277504
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
The Contribution of Painting to Children's Cognitive Development.
Eisner, Eliott W.
Journal of Education, v164 n3 p227-37 Sum 1982
Discusses nine potential consequences of art activity which lead to qualitative changes in children's ability to think and perceive and to regard the world as a source of aesthetic experience. Suggests that art education enhances cognitive development by enabling children to derive symbolic meaning from experience. (Author/MJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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