75 SUBJECT Neuroscience, medicine, art TOPIC FROM CURRICULUM GENERAL TOPIC: SUBTOPIC Art and neuro diseases: how dementia changes the perception of the outside world and consequently works of art? LEARNING OBJECTIVES Encouraging creativity, giving enough space for impaired visitors to express themselves and give them a chance of full experience of the works of art. ART EXPRESSIOSIONS/VISUAL FORMS USED Direct use and analysis, plastic visual forms. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Cooperation with art educators, caregivers and therapists, properly adapted workspace, specific pedagogical approaches. MOTIVATIONAL STAGE TITLE OF THE LESSON Art and dementia: guided tours and workshops for people with dementia and people with reduced cognitive ability. ISSUE/PROBLEM (society issue, issue that is seen relevant from pupils’ perspective, issue linked to some nature phenomenon or phenomenon from pupils’ everyday life) - Creative activities are proven to have a beneficial effect on patients, since they activate different areas of the brain than language or speech. - Artistic creativity can calm and alleviate the accumulated negative emotions and help with an easier experience and expression of emotions, thus contributing to a reduction of anxiety and a surge of satisfaction and self-confidence. - Tailor-made activities, also available in the comfort of one’s home, stimulate imagination and intuitive perception and contribute to memory training and orientation skills. INVESTIGATIONAL STAGE DESCRIPTION OF THE ACTIVITY Specially adapted guided tours of the permanent collection with tactile accessories and creative