How does spending two hours immersed in story affect our cognitive, emotional and physiological state?
We know that the distractions of everyday life, exacerbated by modern technology, can impact mental well being and lead to feelings of social isolation. The arts have long been seen as a means of switching off, escaping the real world and rebalancing the stress of the daily hustle. Vue Cinemas wanted to learn more about what actually happens to the mind and body when we enter the cinema, leave our phones behind, and engross ourselves in an imaginary world.
July 19, 2019