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What Reading Poetry Does to Your Brain


"Researchers at the University of Exeter have found that there's science behind poetry's effect on the brain. We know about music's effect on the body, but these researchers looked specifically at the different responses the brain has to poetry and prose.

Here were the findings:"

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libramoon,

I read it. Relatively easy and quick reading; well, at least the first link was. Haven't read the second one.

I can see why reading poetry we like would enhance memory; but I would have to read it again to see if it enhances memory away from a favorite poem. In school, I could easily memorize history dates and events, but had a heck of a time memorizing the 50 pig muscles we were supposed to memorize. Thanks for posting. Zak
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