Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Hey brain - what's my motivation?

Fiona Shaw recently dedicated her brain to science. Ah, the actor's sacrifice. All in the name of a good performance. But seriously, she committed to lying flat on her back, as still as possible, and reciting T.S. Eliot's 'Wasteland', so that scientists could scan her brain and research what really goes on in an actor's head when they become 'another person'. Read the full article here.