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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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Why are we so curious?

Back from the long drive, I found this little article – Why are we so curious? – which relates to my own research into why we have evolved to love reading fiction. This article also says that childishness, distraction and time wasting … Continue reading

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Canine and able: how dogs made us human

Did dogs affect human evolution? We’re not talking any weird inter-species breeding here, but an interesting article none the less – Canine and able: how dogs made us human.

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