R812 Summer 2018 The Psychology of Art, Fiction, and Imagination
Thursday, 11:50–1:15, June 21
Instructor: Thalia Goldstein
Why do humans engage with fiction? What fiction might help children and adults learn? What is the psychology behind sad movies and other art that makes us feel bad?
Thalia Goldstein, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology at Mason. She has published extensive research about acting, fiction writing, imagination, and creativity.