by Gerry Everding.
How is it that a patch of light flickering on a wall can produce experiences that not only engage our imaginations but that feel totally real? What’s really happening in our brains as we immerse ourselves in the lives being acted out on screen?
These are the questions Washington University in St. Louis neuroscientist Jeffrey M. Zacks, PhD, explores in his new book, “Flicker: Your Brain on Movies” (Oxford University Press 2014), an entertaining and thought-provoking look at what science can tell us about the art of filmmaking.
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