Big Think: Universal brain activation discovered when reading stories

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

A new study out of USC, which includes the input of corresponding author Antonio Damasio, found that regardless of language humans exhibit the same brain activity when finding meaning in stories. Testing subjects in English, Farsi, and Mandarin Chinese, the research, published in Human Brain Mapping, is believed to be the first time universal activity has been shown in literary comprehension. (October 9, 2017)

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