This book is all about the science of storytelling – and how to use it to engage, persuade and inspire people. Author Will Storr draws on a wide range of psychological research to show how stories can be used as a powerful tool for change. He explains why humans are hardwired for narrative, and offers advice on crafting effective stories that will have an impact on your audience. Whether you’re a CEO looking to galvanize your team, or a teacher hoping to capture your students’ attention, The Science of Storytelling is essential reading.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to learn more about the science of storytelling and how to use it to achieve their goals. It covers a wide range of topics, from the psychology of human behavior to tips on crafting effective stories.
- The author draws on a wide range of psychological research to show how stories can be used as a powerful tool for change.
- The book is essential reading for anyone looking to use storytelling effectively in their work or personal life.
- It provides clear and concise advice that is easy to follow and apply.
- It may be a little dense for people who are not used to reading academic textbooks.
- Some readers may find the author’s examples a little too self-promoting.
- The book could potentially be quite long and dry, making it difficult to read from cover to cover
Learn more about the author
Will Storr is a journalist and author who has written for The Sunday Times, Guardian, Wired and New Statesman. He is the winner of three British Press Awards and two National Journalism Awards.
“A great read for anyone looking to learn more about the science of storytelling and its effects on people. Will Storr does a fantastic job of explaining why humans are so drawn to stories, and provides lots of tips on how to craft effective narratives that will engage and persuade your audience.”
“The Science of Storytelling is packed with helpful information and insights on how to use the power of stories for change. Will Storr has done an excellent job presenting research in a clear, concise way that is easy to understand.”
“Absolutely fascinating! I never realized how much psychology goes into storytelling. This book is a goldmine of information for anyone looking to improve their ability to tell stories that engage and inspire.”
“This is an awesome book! The science of storytelling is something that I have always been interested in and Will Storr does a great job of breaking it down into easy to understand terms. If you are looking to improve your storytelling skills, this is the perfect place to start.”