Brain Science for Writers Roundup 9/26/14

Brain Science for Writers roundups are sporadic collections of psychology and neuroscience articles that I find to be interesting and/or useful for writers. 

Featured Link: An awesome map of where emotions are felt in the body.

We use the same brain regions to process physical, emotional, and abstract distance.

Reading a story can change how you perceive yourself, but only if you're highly engaged in it.

Everybody wants to be happy, right?  Not at all.  In fact, many cultures fear or avoid happiness.

Need to improve reading comprehension?  Try acting it out.

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