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Cognitive Neuroscience and Acting

Here's an interesting article that examines pretty much the same areas related our empathetic response to performance as we investigate in chapter 10:

Blair, Rhonda. 2009. "Cognitive Neuroscience and Acting: Imagination, Conceptual Blending, and Empathy." The Drama Review(MIT Press) 53 (4): 92-103.

Here's a link for those with library access:

Blair also considers the nuance of the meaning of the word "empathy" (see post in this forum in chapter 7).

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