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Vera Tobin

Elements of Surprise: Narrative Twists, the Curse of Knowledge, and the Magic of Retrospection

13 March 2014

Dr Vera Tobin, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University, delivers a lecture exploring the ways cognitive biases, particularly a bias known as the “curse of knowledge,” are a motivating factor in many of the most impressive feats of structure and aesthetics in narrative.


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