Verisimilitude Versus Story-Tude

Improv Principle #11—Follow the story spine.

Truth Serum

Storytelling in Life and Onstage

From the essence of time, before neuroscience was an established subcategory that explained how what we perceive is translated by our brains, people have loved a good story. It’s a basic method that knits us together as individuals and groups. Take two strangers and one common experience and … Zap! … you get a story. It contains the lived experience, the essence of human relationships.

Much has been written about the importance of storytelling in terms of learning and cognition. Indeed, our brains seem (nearly literally) ...

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