Brain Science for Writers 11/25/14

Happy Thanksgiving week!  BTW, I'm closing down my Facebook page because of Facebook's continuing changing policies regarding Pages.  If you'd like to keep following me on facebook, please friend me at my personal author account here.

Top Pick: A really interesting article speculating in why smells are hard to name

Synchronized Walking Reduces Opponent's Perceived Size. This makes me think about ways synchronized movements can be used to show character relationships.

Interesting article about how Americans and Germans differ in their framing of grief.

More tips from Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker on how to be a good writer.

War really does foster a band of brothers.

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  1. Hi, Livia -- great links as always, thanks! I'm curious about your decision to give up your FB page...what exactly was the tipping point for you, if you don't mind me asking?

    1. Linda, it was a long time coming, but this was the article that finally swayed me.