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Reading changes your brain

07 Jan

See what happens when you read books.

In a study published in the journal Brain Connectivity, the researchers say reading a novel may cause actual changes in resting-state connectivity of the brain that persist.

“Stories shape our lives and in some cases help define a person,” Emory neuroscientist and study lead author Gregory Berns said. “We want to understand how stories get into your brain and what they do to it.”

source: http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2014/01/03/Reading-a-good-book-may-make-permanent-changes-to-your-brain/UPI-49281388778436/#

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