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Watch: Fun Featurette Reveals How Movies Control the Brain

Watch: Fun Featurette Reveals How Movies Control the Brain

Each of us experience movies a little differently, right?

Well, maybe not. A BrainCraft featurette (posted below) says that we might have a little less autonomy in how we respond to movies than we think. In collecting various studies on how brain activity changes between different genres, different directors and different types of viewers, the video draws some fascinating connections about the relationship between a movie and its audience.

As for what research says about movies of the future, things get a little more bizarre. As the video tells us, “Films of the future will be so interactive that they will respond to your brain activity while you’re watching them.” 

Whether you find this stuff intriguing or alarming (or, more likely, both), this short is definitely worth a watch. Check it out below.

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