This is Your Brain on Writing

An interesting article in the New York Times. Are there specific parts of the brain which activate while writing fiction? Do experienced writers engage different areas of their brain than novices? It’s just a start, but the results are fascinating.

A subject testing out a researcher-designed writing desk before being slid into a scanner that watched his brain activity as he wrote. Credit Martin Lotze/University of Greifswald

A subject testing out a researcher-designed writing desk before being slid into a scanner that watched his brain activity as he wrote. Credit Martin Lotze/University of Greifswald

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/19/science/researching-the-brain-of-writers.html