Thursday, January 29, 2009

This Is Your Brain on Fiction

Your brain on fiction: we simulate action we read in narrative - Boing Boing: "A forthcoming journal article in Psychological Science reports on the research of scientists from the Dynamic Cognition Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis into what brain activity takes place while we read narrative stories. The study concludes that our brains simulate the action in the story, echoing it as we read."

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