Scientists Prove Art Can Be Used As A Pain Killer
Researchers from Italy have won the Ig Nobel Prize for their work.
Group of Italian scientists have proved that pleasure from observing art objects can lower pain. A group of people were shot by a powerful laser beam while shown various paintings. Scientists concluded that if a person considers artwork they are observing to be “pretty” it can lower pain.
The Ig Nobel Prize – an award given each year in early October before the Nobel prize award ceremony for the most unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research, that makes “people laugh then think”. The award has been established to attract pubic interest to scientific research.