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Why story is used to explain symphonies and sport matches alike by Philip Ball — Aeon

We use neat stories to explain everything from sports matches to symphonies. Is it time to leave the nursery of the mind?
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"And that’s the real point. We need narrative not because it is a valid epistemological description of the world but because of its cognitive role."

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The Storytelling Animal

The Storytelling Animal | cognition | Scoop.it
Humans live in landscapes of make-believe. We spin fantasies. We devour novels, films, and plays. Even sporting events and criminal trials unfold as narratives. Yet the world of story has long remained an undiscovered and unmapped country.
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aniamaclain's comment, May 16, 2013 5:23 AM
cool
FastTFriend's comment, May 16, 2013 7:47 AM
I think so too.