Storytellers Say More with Less

Storytellers Say More with Less

Most story novices think that story development starts by focusing on the big things like the plot, the struggle, and the final resolution. But, that’s not where the magic of storytelling resides. The best storytelling lives in the little details that hit audiences in the gut and make us feel a kinship with the characters.

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Part 2: The Science Behind Stories and Memory

Part 2: The Science Behind Stories and Memory

The second of a two-part series that looks at the brain science behind storytelling. In Part #1, we saw how the brains of listeners and storytellers synchronize during the course of a story. This time, we watch people’s brains while they recall one.

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