Ben Parzybok

humming. Nasally.

Books change your brain chemistry

“The neural changes that we found associated with physical sensation and movement systems suggest that reading a novel can transport you into the body of the protagonist,” Berns says. “We already knew that good stories can put you in someone else’s shoes in a figurative sense. Now we’re seeing that something may also be happening biologically.”

- Gregory Berns, Emory University  - from the article: Does Reading Actually Change the Brain?

super nifty. And, yes, you look  very handsome in the body of my protagonist.

Author: Benjamin Parzybok

My name is Ben Parzybok and I'm a novelist and programmer living in Portland, OR. @sparkwatson

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  1. why am i always transported into the antagonist?

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