Brain scans are revealing what happens in our heads when we read a detailed...– The New York Times’ Annie Murphy Paul explores the neuroscience of your brain on fiction and how narratives offer a way to engage the brain’s capacity to map other people’s intentions, known in psychology as “theory of mind.” (via mollyirwin)
I’d like librarians to forget about content for a little while – we solved that...– A failure of imagination – the problem with format neutrality | It’s Not About the Books (via infoneer-pulse)
Getting The Book Invented By Eleanor Stokes A stop motion animation explaining the devolpment of the book. “20 years ago Douglas Adams created a wonderful 2-minute audio to promote the debut of Voyager’s Expanded Books. Sophie Rochester of the Literary Platform in London had the lovely idea of commemorating Douglas by hosting a competition to animate the audio. The winner was...
It’s not just about the knowledge that you’re importing. It’s also about the...– Patrick Pfeiffer on writing books (via unendingvoyage)