«MIT graduate student and neuroscientist Livia Blackburne penned the fantastic essay From Words to Brain (Can neuroscience teach you to be a better writer?), which uses the children's classic "Little Red Riding Hood" to investigate the complex neural connections that take place while we read.
Like the TEDBooks series, Blackburne's piece contains big ideas in a compact, engaging, and accessible package. »
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