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Author Armstrong, Paul B., 1949-
Title How literature plays with the brain : the neuroscience of reading and art / Paul B. Armstrong.
Published Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, [2013]
Book Cover

 Floor2  BF456.R2 A86 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-212) and index.
Contents Preface -- The brain and aesthetic experience -- How the brain learns to read and the play of harmony and dissonance -- The neuroscience of the hermeneutic circle -- The temporality of reading and the de-centered brain -- The social brain and the paradox of the alter ego -- Epilogue.
Subject Reading, Psychology of.
Psychology and literature.
Neurosciences and the arts.
Literature -- Psychology.
ISBN 9781421410029 hardcover alkaline paper
9781421410036 (electronic)
1421410028 hardcover alkaline paper
1421410036 (electronic)
OCLC number 823085226