The Neuroscience of Creative Writing

It’s not conclusive, but a study found that the brain activity of writers while writing fiction looked similar to that of people who were playing music or sports. 

 

“The inner workings of the professionally trained writers in the bunch, the scientists argue, showed some similarities to people who are skilled at other complex actions, like music or sports.”
–the New York Times

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/19/science/researching-the-brain-of-writers.html?smid=nytnow-share&smprod=nytnow

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