Jonathan Gottschall
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Jonathan Gottschall

I am a Distinguished Fellow in the English Department at Washington & Jefferson College. My research at the intersection of science and art has frequently been covered in outlets like The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, Scientific American, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nature, Science, and NPR. I'm the author or editor of seven books, including The Storytelling Animal, which was a New York Times Editor's Choice Selection and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. I live with my wife and two young daughters in Washington, Pennsylvania.

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    • The Storytelling Animal

    • How Stories Make Us Human
    • By: Jonathan Gottschall
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    Humans live in landscapes of make-believe. We spin fantasies. We devour novels, films, and plays. Even sporting events and criminal trials unfold as narratives....

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    • It Was a Dark and Stormy Night...

    • By Carole T. on 10-04-12

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    • The Professor in the Cage

    • Why Men Fight and Why We like to Watch
    • By: Jonathan Gottschall
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    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
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    When a mixed martial arts (MMA) gym moves in across the street from his office, Jonathan Gottschall sees a challenge and an opportunity....

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    • By Kris on 12-03-17

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