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It is our biological destiny to be interested in people and their stories-the human brain is a social brain. Jane Austen's characters are so believable, that for many of us, they are not just imaginary beings but friends. Brilliantly original and insightful, this fusion of psychology, neuroscience and literature provides a heightened understanding of a beloved cultural institution-and our own minds.
|Publication date:||5th December 2017|
Wendy Jones is a practicing psychotherapist and former English professor known for her work on the connection between literature and the mind-brain sciences. Jones received her Ph.D. in English Literature from Cornell University and subsequently was Senior Lecturer and a Fellow at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell and she has been a Visiting Professor at Williams College, University of Rochester, and Syracuse University. She lives in Ithaca, New York.More About Wendy Jones