Thursday, April 12, 2012

The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction

A local storyteller here in Vermont used to say, "Stories teach us to be human."  This piece from the New York Times backs up that statement using findings from psychology and neuroscience.

"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."  Read the full article.

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