You are Katniss

January 4, 2014 | 1 book mentioned 2

Ever spent the whole day reading The Hunger Games and then found yourself paranoid that a tribute was following you? Don’t worry; you aren’t crazy. Turns out that reading a really gripping novel can cause our brains to believe we are in the body of the protagonist, and this effect can last for days after reading according to a scientific study.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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