Acting changes the brain: it’s how actors get lost in a role | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

Aeon logo

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

10 mins | Nov 3, 2019
story image
Have you ever wanted to change who you are? By studying actor's brains, neuroscientists have discovered that our sense of self is a lot more malleable than previously thought, which means changing who you are, could be as simple as playing a part. Christian Jarrett explains.
Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $6.67/month (billed annually)
Get started