Monthly Archives: February 2014

Embodied Semantics (Your Brain on Novels)

Connecting the novel The Red and the Black with brain research and empathy. What happens when we read a novel?  In one of my favorite novels, The Red and the Black, written by Stendhal and set in the 1800’s, the … Continue reading

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Simply Love

Connecting War and Peace to the human life. A fat, awkward, bespeckled young man, the illegitimate son of a wealthy count, Pierre Bézukov was thrust into high society limelight when he inherited his father’s entire massive estate.  Throughout all the story of … Continue reading

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