Narratives for Neuroscience
Willems, R. M., Nastase, S. A., & Milivojevic, B.
Narratives for Neuroscience. Trends in Neurosciences, 43
(5), 271-273. doi:10.1016/j.tins.2020.03.003.
People organize and convey their thoughts according to narratives. However, neuroscientists are often reluctant to incorporate narrative stimuli into their experiments. We argue that narratives deserve wider adoption in human neuroscience because they tap into the brain’s native machinery for representing the world and provide rich variability for testing hypotheses.