The Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education
8% higher sales growth when arts and science are combined.
Research shows that firms that merge arts and science skills in the workforce had more sales growth than science-only firms.
Arts and crafts help train scientists to be more effective and confident in the lab.
Research shows that chemistry students who are trained on how to cook are more likely to be confident in their abilities in chemistry.
A scientist is more likely to be a Nobel laureate if they also are artists.
Compared with other researchers, proportionately more Nobel prizewinners and members of the US National Academies pursued interests such as arts, theatre, or creative writing.
40% of scientists have collaborated with an artist--and more than 95% of those say they'll do it again.
A poll conducted by the scientific journal Nature found that 40% of the researchers surveyed have collaborated with artists, and nearly all of them said they would consider doing so in the future again.
105% retention of science content through the arts
Research shows that students exposed to scientific concepts through artmaking retain it more and for longer--even months later!