Embedded Arts

Innovations in Medicine: Creative Engagement for NeuroRecovery
Dr. Lise Worthen-Chaudhari, an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and associate director of the Motion Analysis and Recovery Laboratory at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, contributed to this article on Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. For more than a decade, I’ve conducted research to help patients recover from stroke, spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. With a background in dance and kinesiology, I found myself trying to connect rehabilitation science to the creative arts in my work. Our system involves a creative game that allows patients to enter into a personal “zone” while undergoing rehabilitation.

Dr. Lise Worthen-Chaudhari, an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and associate director of the Motion Analysis and Recovery Laboratory at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, contributed to this article on Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. For more than a decade, I’ve conducted research to help patients recover from stroke, spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. With a background in dance and kinesiology, I found myself trying to connect rehabilitation science to the creative arts in my work. Our system involves a creative game that allows patients to enter into a personal “zone” while undergoing rehabilitation.

The End of Gamers

dangolding:

The last few weeks in videogame culture have seen a level of combativeness more marked and bitter than any beforehand.

First, a developer—a woman who makes games who has had so much piled on to her that I don’t want to perpetuate things by naming her—was the target of a harassment campaign that…


"You never stopped moving this session!"
"It’s the colors."

2/28/2013

"You never stopped moving this session!"

"It’s the colors."

2/28/2013


"You forget misery and all the awful things you go through."
2/26/2013

"You forget misery and all the awful things you go through."

2/26/2013


"Look at that, that’s art!" 
2/21/2013

"Look at that, that’s art!" 

2/21/2013

Footage of Embedded Arts in action.