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Old 01-15-2013, 02:40 AM   #1
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NY Times: Your Brain on Fiction

I found this article from one of Jason Silva's tweets about the latest brain research interesting fascinating:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/op...U+PmkBpA&_r=2&
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*deftly, she dodged the balls, keeping a falcon's gaze fixed to the article and wondering if it was lemon or orange thot-G was squeezing*

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"I was afraid of this," he murmured, trying to stay out of purple prose territory.

ETA: Wait a minute! How is this in "AW Meet and Greet?" I musta pushed a wrong button somewhere.

Can a Mode move this to AW Roundtable, where I (really and truly) intended to post this?
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But seriously. Isn't this why we "media" in the first place? So that we can experience inside ourselves what it's like to *i-dunno-yadda* in real life? So now we have the science to see it.
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Here, find your own answer.

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