Acting changes the brain: it’s how actors get lost in a role

Acting changes the brain: it’s how actors get lost in a role

In fact, if anything, these new brain-scan findings – the first time that neuroimaging has been used to study acting – suggest that the process of losing the self occurs rather easily. There was a fourth condition in the study, in which the actors were simply asked to respond as themselves, but with a British accent. 

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