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storytelling autism
2015-04-10 09:47:49

As a video game enthusiast, it can be disheartening to see so many scientific studies done on the negative effects of the medium, but a new paper published this week in Social Psychological and Personality Science looks at the positive aspects of storytelling through software.

empathy from fiction
2014-08-11 13:01:51

Empathy is important for navigating complex social situations, and is considered a highly desirable trait. Raymond Mar, a psychologist at York University in Canada, discussed how exposure to narrative fiction may improve our ability to understand what other people are thinking or feeling.

2013-09-19 10:13:05

Individuals often turn to others for advice when making choices.

“Losing Yourself” In a Fictional Character Can Affect Your Real Life
2012-05-07 14:26:49

When you “lose yourself” inside the world of a fictional character while reading a story, you may actually end up changing your own behavior and thoughts to match that of the character, a new study suggests.

2011-04-12 15:13:17

In the past several years, newspaper readership has shrunk in the tough economic climate, particularly among females.

2011-03-24 08:19:00

Classic Plays Depict the Psychological and Physical Wounds of War on Warriors NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Program in Narrative Medicine, part of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, in association with Theater of War Productions, will be presenting Theater of War at the Miller Theater on the Columbia University campus on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at 7 p.m.

2010-09-01 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestselling authors Neal Stephenson and Greg Bear, along with Subutai Corporation, announced today the launch of The Mongoliad, the first digital novel on a social book platform.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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