The psychology of dance: throw some shapes to put a smile on your face
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Who this event is for
John Henry Brookes Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
Dr Peter Lovatt (AKA Dr Dance) will talk about the
relationship between movement, health, hormones and
The simple act of dancing can change us in fundamental
ways. It can make us more creative, improve our mood,
and even alter some of the negative symptoms associated
with Parkinson’s disease. So why would some people rather
have their fingernails pulled out than dance?
Peter will explore the surprising and fascinating psychology
of dance and dancing – so get your dancing shoes on and
This talk is part of Oxford Brookes’ Feel Good Festival.