Your Brain on Fiction

"Just as computer simulations can help us get to grips with complex problems such as flying a plane or forecasting the weather, so novels, stories and dramas can help us understand the complexities of social life."

On March 17th, 2012 Annie Murphy Paul wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times that sums up recent research (e.g., into brain activity) that reaffirm the power of story.

Thanks to Mike Monello for the link.

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