The Science of Plot Twists

The Science of Plot Twists

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 827 , Segment 2

Episode: Trade Wars and US Allies, The Science of Plot Twists, Mother of a Potential Shooter

  • Jun 5, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 19:07 mins

Guest: Vera Tobin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science, Case Western Reserve University, and Author of “Elements of Surprise: Our Mental Limits and the Satisfactions of Plot” Have you ever flipped to the end of a book just to find out what happens before you commit to reading it? Believe it or not, spoilers can actually enhance the audience’s enjoyment of a film or book. Cognitive scientist Vera Tobin explains why.

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