Brain Function "Boosted For Days After Reading a Novel"

Reading a gripping novel causes biological changes in the brain which last for days as the mind is transported into the body of the protagonist

The new research, carried out at Emory University … found that reading a good book may cause heightened connectivity in the brain and neurological changes that persist in a similar way to muscle memory.

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Training the brain like you train muscle. We have all been doing it for years but now we can really consider the similarities and benefits. How would you translate physical training to mental training. Are they similar enough in concept? I feel it’s possible to transfer the learning from body to mind. Do you agree?

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