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Dance, as a non-drug intervention means, has a positive effect on health. From the perspective of developmental psychology, the definition of health has different tendencies at different age. For example, in teenagers, emotional health is worthy of attention. Besides emotional health, cognitive health is also a major concern for the older adults. By introducing dance therapy, this paper sorts out and summarize the influence of dance therapy on teenagers' emotion, as well as the influence on emotion and cognition of the older adults. This study supports the positive influence and role of dance therapy in alleviating negative emotions in the two groups and improving cognitive function in the older adults group, which is of great significance for improving people's happiness index in the future.
older adults, adolescent, emotion, dance therapy, cognition
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