The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/opinion/sunday/the-neuroscience-of-your-brain-on-fiction.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

“Individuals who frequently read fiction seem be be better able to understand other people, empathise with them and see the world from their perspective….”

I should send this article to my dad who was forever hollering about all the reading I did as opposed to whatever it was that he thought was important.

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