Reading Creates 'Simulations' In Minds

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A study provides new insights about what's going on in your head when you crack open a good book. Jeff Zacks, associate professor of psychology at Washington University in St. Louis, talks about the study.

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I know that when I read a

I know that when I read a book I usually picture the action in my mind...sort of like viewing a movie where I have been the casting & costuming director.

This is one of the reasons I like reading as opposed to watching...it stimulates my imagination.