Of Two Minds: Listener’s Brain Patterns Mirror Those of the Speaker
|09/19/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
By Judith E. Glaser
A study conducted by Uri Hasson, the Head the Neuroscience Institute, at Princeton University reports that a female student of his, through her speech, can project her own brain activity onto another person, forcing the person’s neural activity to closely mirror that in her own brain.
There have been many functional brain-imaging studies involving language but never before have researchers examined both the speaker’s and the listener’s brains while they communicate to see what is happening inside each brain. The researchers found that when two people communicate, neural activity over wide regions of their brains becomes almost read more >>>