The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction

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Mar 18, 2012 · But new support for the value of fiction is arriving from an unexpected quarter: neuroscience. Brain scans are revealing what happens in our heads when we read a detailed description, an evocative metaphor or an emotional exchange between characters. Stories, this research is showing, stimulate the brain and even change how we act in life.

The Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction – NYTimes.com

Mar 17, 2012 · Your Brain on Fiction. AMID the squawks and pings of our digital devices, the old-fashioned virtues of reading novels can seem faded, even futile. But new support for the value of fiction is arriving from an unexpected quarter: neuroscience.

The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction – The New York

The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction ­ The New York Times SundayReview | OPI NI ON Your Brain on Fiction By ANNIE MURPHY PAUL MARCH 17, 2012 AMID the squawks and pings of our digital devices, the old­fashioned virtues of reading novels can seem faded, even futile.

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But new support for the value of fiction is arriving from an unexpected quarter: neuroscience. Brain scans are revealing what happens in our heads when we read a detailed description, an evocative metaphor or an emotional exchange between characters.

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Mar 19, 2012 · The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction « on: Sun, 18 Mar 12 11:44:58 » Excellent NYT article on how reading fiction flares up certain areas of your brain, and why it is awesome to use metaphors and stimulating words.

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March 17, 2012 Your Brain on Fiction – LeadLocal

Fiction, Dr. Oatley notes, “is a particularly useful simulation because negotiating the social world effectively is extremely tricky, requiring us to weigh up myriad interacting instances of cause and

This Is Your Brain on Writing – The New York Times

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Jun 19, 2014 · For the first time, researchers have used fMRI scanners to track the brain activity of writers as they created fiction. The results have drawn strong reactions from other scientists.