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Daily News

The Deaf Poets Society launches crowd-funding campaign; teen science and tech program incorporates science fiction into workshops; Margaret Atwood discusses her forthcoming graphic novel; and other news.


Daily News

Fact-checking nonfiction books; a cognitive psychologist’s answer to the listening vs. reading debate; Wallace Stevens and Trump supporters; and other news.

This Is Your Brain on Fear: Trauma and Storytelling

by J. T. Bushnell

The Literary Life

May/June 2016

<p>How do we record traumatic events when our survival often depends on us not thinking at all? Fiction writer and essayist J. T. Bushnell explores this question through the lens of a house fire, combining ideas of memory, storytelling, and neuroscience to investigate the intersections of truth, trauma, and narrative.</p>


News and Trends

January/February 2016

In their analysis of three classic texts, two UC Berkeley Neuroscience PhD candidates created an interactive visualization of the emotional relationships between each book’s cast of characters.



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