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Research Uncovers How And Where Imagination Occurs In The Brain


The elusive quality of mind has long been mused about by artists, philosophers and psychologists who have sought to uncover the driving force behind great works of art and groundbreaking inventions. Yet despite its role in some of the greatest discoveries ever made, our understanding of imagination has been remarkably limited. That's now beginning to change, and a new study from researchers at Dartmouth University is providing some answers.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is so fascinating and beautiful. I'd love to see images of those MRIs showing how the brain changes when it sees abstract images.