How Stories Change the Brain

Paul Zak, Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Claremont Graduate University, has shared a bit of his research on stories and the brain in this brief article on the Greater Good website. I’ll share his main points and refer you to the article itself for details:

  • Why our brain loves stories
  • What makes a story effective?
  • Stories bring brains together
  • How we learn through stories
  • How stories connect us with strangers