Monkey See, Monkey Do
Hey, people! Today I'm looking at science... which is odd, 'cause typically I abhor it. However, I find these mirror neurons things to be quite fascinating, so if you don't know what they are, keep reading. If you do, then hopefully you're as entranced by them as I am. Hm. I don't think entranced is the right word. Amazed? Astonished? Anyhow... First I'm going to explain how I came across this scientific stuff.
In a story I'm writing, there is a girl who almost gets into a car crash because of the terrible pain she experiences. She doesn't know it then, but that was the exact moment when her sister was murdered. I remembered hearing about people having similar experiences, but I couldn't remember the cause. I looked up the term 'sympathy pain,' hoping I was correct.
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