We actually ‘become’ happy vampires or contented wizards when reading a book

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“Becoming a Vampire Without Being Bitten: The Narrative Collective Assimilation Hypothesis,” published in the current issue journal Psychological Science, presents research supporting the authors’ hypothesis that by absorbing narratives, we can psychologically become a member of the group of characters described therein, a process that makes us feel connected to those characters and their social world.

via We actually ‘become’ happy vampires or contented wizards when reading a book — ScienceDaily
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