This seminar brought together scholars in psychology, brain sciences, and literature to discuss our ability to empathize with characters in fictional worlds created in literature, theatre, play, and art.
Meghan L. Meyer, Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College
Thalia R. Goldstein, Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Psychology, George Mason University
Lisa Zunshine, Bush-Holbrook Professor of English, University of Kentucky
Moderated by Valerio Amoretti, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University.