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The University of Nottingham
This free online course offers an introduction to the field known as cognitive poetics – applying cognitive science (the study of the mind and its processes) to how we read literature.
Taking our best current knowledge of how our minds and language work, we will ask some key questions about reading literature:
The answers to these questions are surprising and empowering, and as we explore each, we will introduce you to some key concepts from psychology, linguistics and philosophy.
In advance of the course starting you can join the conversation using #FLread or follow lead educator @PeterJStockwell on Twitter.
There are no previous requirements needed to take part in this course.
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Eva Maria Albiol Gonzalez completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Lesley Smith completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
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