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You are Katniss

By posted at 4:00 pm on January 4, 2014 2

Ever spent the whole day reading The Hunger Games and then found yourself paranoid that a tribute was following you? Don’t worry; you aren’t crazy. Turns out that reading a really gripping novel can cause our brains to believe we are in the body of the protagonist, and this effect can last for days after reading according to a scientific study.





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2 Responses to “You are Katniss”

  1. JOHN T SHEA
    at 6:19 pm on January 4, 2014

    So that’s why I had a whale of a time reading ‘MOBY DICK’ and gained a hundred tons…

  2. Chris Howe
    at 2:51 am on January 7, 2014

    I’m reading Donna Tartt’s ‘The Secret History.’ Should I take precautions?

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