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Literature and the Brain By Norman N. Holland
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LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN goes straight to the human core of literature when it explains the different ways our brains convert stories, poems, plays, and films into pleasure. When we are deep into a... More > film or book, we find ourselves "absorbed," unaware of our bodies or our surroundings. We don't doubt the existence of Spider-Man or Harry Potter, and we have real feelings about these purely imaginary beings. Our brains are behaving oddly, because we know we cannot act to change what we are seeing. This is only one of the special ways our brains behave with literature, ways that LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN reveals.< Less
Literature and the Brain By Norman N. Holland
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LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN goes straight to the human core of literature when it explains the different ways our brains convert stories, poems, plays, and films into pleasure. When we are deep into a... More > film or book, we find ourselves "absorbed," unaware of our bodies or our surroundings. We don't doubt the existence of Spider-Man or Harry Potter, and we have real feelings about these purely imaginary beings. Our brains are behaving oddly, because we know we cannot act to change what we are seeing. This is only one of the special ways our brains behave to with literature, ways that LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN reveals. 474 pp. 13 ill.< Less
Know Thyself: Delphi Seminars By Norman N. Holland, Murray M. Schwartz
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Know Thyself: Delphi Seminars || Opening up to Relational Teaching || Delphi seminars gave birth to a new way to teach literature, but they offer a method of teaching that one can easily use for... More > teaching psychology, psychoanalysis, or anything, really. Students and teachers alike learn what the subject-matter means to them. Why am I doing this? What do I want from it? What is the special way that I do it? What does my way say about me? For decades, Delphi seminars have led to self-discovery as well as learning subject-matter.< Less