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The Center for Humanities in Medicine supports Mayo Clinic’s primary value, the needs of the patient come first, by integrating the arts and other expressions of human culture into the healing environment.

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Apr 17 1:16pm

How Stories Connect And Persuade Us: Unleashing The Brain Power Of Narrative

By Sarah Mensink, @samensink

Sharing this recent article from the series Shots, Health News from NPR:

How Stories Connect And Persuade Us: Unleashing The Brain Power Of Narrative

When you listen to a story, your brain waves actually start to synchronize with those of the storyteller. And reading a narrative activates brain regions involved in deciphering or imagining a person's motives and perspective, research has found.

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