What Is The Science Of A Writer's Block

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The Science of Writer’s Block The article, Coming Up Blank, asks and answers three simple questions: what is the cause of writer’s block, is there an explanation in the brain and are there ways to beat it? There are two major sections of the human brain that affect and can cause writer's block: the Broca’s area and anterior cingulate cortex. The Broca’s area focuses mainly on language skills. Maya Sapiurka explains, “The first step in finding an answer is to try and determine what parts of the brain may be affected when a person experiences writer's block. One approach is to look at where words come from in the first place.” By looking at where words come from we can infer that writers will use this when writing. The other part of the brain,
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