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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
TC Tidbit: Identifying With A Fictional Character Can Change You According To A Recent Study
"Researchers at Ohio State University examined what happened to people
who, while reading a fictional story, found themselves feeling the
emotions, thoughts, beliefs and internal responses of one of the
characters as if they were their own - a phenomenon the researchers call 'experience-taking.'"