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May 15 2017
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This is your brain on poetry

This is your brain on poetry

New York Magazine published an article on May 11 titled, “This is what happens to your brain when you read poetry,” and it’s fascinating. Writer Cody Delistraty breaks down the findings of a recent study at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics which concludes that people probably experience poetry in a different way than they do other art. Researchers were looking for evidence that participants felt a “chill” while listening to poetry read out loud to them….

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