Our brains tell stories so we can live | Curio

Our brains tell stories so we can live

16 mins | Jan 30, 2020

Without the stories we tell ourselves, inner-chaos might be all that is left. Telling ourselves stories helps us make sense of the world, although it can also distract us from seeing the bigger picture. Writing in Nautilus magazine, neurologist and novelist Robert A. Burton delves into the relationship between science and storytelling: explaining why it is so central to how we understand the world around us.

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