Part 1: The Science Behind How Stories Connect Us

Part 1: The Science Behind How Stories Connect Us

  Have you ever met someone and felt an instant connection, where you found yourself finishing their sentences while they did the same with yours? Well, that feeling of connectedness has a scientific name. It’s called neural coupling. Neural coupling occurs when...

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Storytellers are Policy Wonks

Storytellers are Policy Wonks

What do robots and storytelling have in common? Policies, or the way each is encouraged to react in certain situations. Storytellers, like artificial intelligence researchers, put characters into situations, assign them policies, and see how they react.

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