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‘Losing yourself’ in a fictional character can affect your real life

‘Losing yourself’ in a fictional character can affect your real life | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
When you lose yourself inside the world of a fictional character while reading a story, you may actually end up changing your own behavior and thoughts to match that of the character, a new study suggests.
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Musical aptitude relates to reading ability

Musical aptitude relates to reading ability | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Auditory working memory and attention, for example the ability to hear and then remember instructions while completing a task, are a necessary part of musical ability. But musical ability is also related to verbal memory and literacy in childhood.
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Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read?

Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
I received a Kindle for my birthday, and enjoying "light reading," in addition to the dense science I read for work, I immediately loaded it with mysteries by my favorite authors.
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