Neuroscience vs. The Novel


“All fiction has at its heart the enigma of character. Its most basic pleasures involve analyzing how human beings act, speculating as to what motivates their actions, and, ultimately, judging those actions. What happens if science largely co-opts the first two projects, and undermines the legitimacy of the third?”

As the neuroscience field continues to expand, BigThink asks, “Will Neuroscience Kill the Novel?”

(via Book Bench)

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