Tag Archives: cognition

Short Story Conference – Day 5

On Saturday morning I got up bright and early and headed off for the first panel of the morning. However, when I got to the street, I took a right instead of my usual left, on a whim. After a … Continue reading

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The Art of Literature and the Science of Literature

For those interested in Cognitive and Evolutionary Literary Theory – here is a great nutshell sized article by Brian Boyd. Boyd was the writer that started my PhD journey, offering the central premise of my thesis – that fiction is a form … Continue reading

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One more conference….

One more conference, this time at Melbourne University, in July 2014, is the Literature and Affect Conference. Put on by the Australasian Association of Literature, together with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, it promises to include an … Continue reading

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The art of negative space

No! I am not dead! Just writing. And at the moment trying to find a way to discuss cognitive leaps through the idea of negative space. For those who don’t know what that means, I found this post, too good … Continue reading

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Bobby McFerrin plays… the audience!

Here is a lovely little video, where Bobby McFerrin plays the audience, showing how easily we recognise patterns and cognitively create expectation.

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