Brain Science for Writers Roundup 9/12/2014

Moving into fall now!  I just turned in the first draft of the sequel to Midnight Thief, so I'm taking a few days to decompress and catch up on blogging :-)

An excellent article about creativity, from a neuroscientist who studies it. (via @artsylliu)

Men who are ashamed of their bodies are more prone to sexual aggression against women. Some useful character building ideas here -- the interaction between self image and aggression toward others.

We're more scared of things that are moving toward us. This definitely has applications in film, though there might be some creative applications in writing as well.

An interesting article about how your emotional state can influence how you perceive others.

Writing about love makes things taste sweeter. This love-sweet connection is a useful one to keep in mind.

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