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My Character Wouldn't Do That: Acting, Cognitive Science, and the Optimal Performance Brain

Soto-Morettini, Donna

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Abstract

Based on the latest research into brain activity and human behaviour, this book puts forward a new way of thinking about the practice of acting. Specifically, My Character Wouldn't Do That considers the ways in which environment shapes us, how memory works, why actors must use distinct kinds of thinking and imagination in the different stages of preparation, rehearsal, and performance.

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date Feb 22, 2022
Deposit Date Apr 30, 2022
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN 9781350230347
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2868373