Thursday, December 16, 2010

Fantastic article about metaphor and the brain

This is a really cool one, talking about the relationship between metaphor and reality in the brain, and some studies related to this. Turns out feeling one's own pain and empathizing for others' pain happens in some of the same brain regions. And moral disgust resides in the same place as literal disgust. Check it out here!


  1. It's becoming cliche for me to thank you for this kind of thing, but thank you! I'm starting to feel too that's all take, take, take - we owe you some good links!

  2. Thanks, Shannon and Porky!

    Porky, seriously, you don't owe me anything. But if you find a cool article you want to send my way, I wouldn't mind at all!