Visual Storytelling

How cognitive bias affects storytelling

Storytelling is deeply interlaced with our experience as a species. You may think of the bards of Medieval England or Viking-age Skalds, traveling the land and collecting stories.¬†Or perhaps you think of an old grandmother recounting a fable to her grandchildren to help them learn an important lesson about fairness or honesty. But storytelling has… Continue reading How cognitive bias affects storytelling

Visual Storytelling

Visual storytelling: A picture is worth a thousand words

The lamp that launched a thousand cowboy stories My first memories of visual storytelling are from when I was very, very young - probably as early as five or six. The lamp beside my bed had belonged to my father when he was young. It was shaped like a wagon, carved from dried cactus. The… Continue reading Visual storytelling: A picture is worth a thousand words