Dr. Raymond Mar "Can Reading Narrative Fiction Make You More Empathic?"

When:
November 20, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
2014-11-20T16:00:00-05:00
2014-11-20T17:30:00-05:00
Where:
Calumet College, 214
Cost:
Free
Contact:

Dr. Raymond Mar "Can Reading Narrative Fiction Make You More Empathic?"
Raymond A. Mar is an associate professor of psychology at York University in Toronto.  He employs the methods of personality psychology, social psychology, and neuroscience to research the real-world influence of imaginative experiences, including engagement with fictional narratives in various media (e.g., novels, films, videogames). Dr. Mar is a co-editor of OnFiction.ca, an on-line magazine on the psychology of fiction.