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Jane on the brain

Wendy S. Jones

Jane on the brain

exploring the science of social intelligence with Jane Austen

by Wendy S. Jones

  • 91 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social intelligence,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-379) and index.

    StatementWendy Jones
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4037 .J667 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 392 pages
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26942694M
    ISBN 101681775549
    ISBN 109781681775548
    OCLC/WorldCa975112215

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Jane on the Brain is a lot of fun to read. I’ve only read one Jane Austen novel, but I was motivated to immediately watch 3 movies of her other books so I could get more into Wendy Jones’ book.

Jane on the Brain is smart, funny in places, and always friendly in its tone. It was like talking with a friend, a friend enthusiastic about the topic/5(35).

Jane on the Brain takes a unique approach to Jane Austen's books by bringing Wendy Jones' expertise in neuroscience and psychology to the conversation.

Jones doesn't rely too heavily on literary analysis, but rather analyses the keen insight with which Austen crafts her characters/5.

An Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence—and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain : Pegasus Books.

Being a Jane Austen fanatic isn’t required for appreciating this fascinating book; Jones, a psychotherapist and former English professor, will win over the initially unconverted by the book’s end.

Jane on the Brain Written by Wendy Jones Review by Kristen McDermott It’s hard to imagine a more apt subject for an English major turned psychotherapist with an interest in empathy and relationships than the novels of Jane Austen.

Jane on the Brain Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Austen Wendy Jones. An Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence—and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain connection.

An Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence―and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain connection.

About The Book An Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence—and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain ed on: Febru Jane on the Brain is a lot of fun to read.

I’ve only read one Jane Austen novel, but I was motivated to immediately watch 3 movies of her other books so I could get more into Wendy Jones’ book. Jane on the Brain is smart, funny in places, and always friendly in its tone.

It was like talking with a friend, a friend enthusiastic about the topic/5(19). This is your brain on Jane Austen, and Stanford researchers are taking notes. Researchers observe the brain patterns of literary PhD candidates while they're reading a Jane Austen novel.

The fMRI images suggest that literary reading provides "a truly valuable exercise of people's brains.". Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Jane on the Brain: Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Austen at Read /5. Wendy Jones presents a complex and unique viewpoint of Jane Austen's work which includes in depth science about the Austen's ability to understand and convey human behavior.

I've listened to this book 3 times and will easily go for a 4th time since I. Jane on the Brain by Wendy Jones,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Wendy Jones explores the many facets of social intelligence and juxtaposes them with the Austen cannon.

Brilliantly original and insightful, this fusion of psychology, neuroscience, and literature provides a heightened understanding of one of our most beloved cultural institutions—and our own minds.

Synopsis An Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence—and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain connection.

JANE ON THE BRAIN: Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Wendy Jones. Pegasus Books. pages. $ The name of Jane Austen has long been settled in. An Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence—and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain connection.

Wendy Jones explores the many facets of social intelligence and juxtaposes them with the Austen cannon. Brilliantly original and insightful, this fusion of psychology, neuroscience.

Jane on the Brain Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence With Jane Austen (Book): Jones, Wendy S.: WW NortonAn Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence—and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain and.

In the past two months alone, three such books have been published: April saw Elizabeth Kantor’s The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After, which takes dating advice from Austen’s characters, and Lori Smith’s The Jane Austen Guide to Life, which uses the author’s own story as inspiration, was published in May.

Book Excerpt from Jane on the Brain In chapter 3, “The Sense of Sensibility,” author Wendy Jones uses scenes from one of Jane Austen’s most celebrated novels to illustrate the functioning of the body’s stress response system. Book Giveaway For Jane on the Brain: Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Austen Jane on the Brain: Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Austen by Wendy Jones (Goodreads Author).Get this from a library!

Jane on the brain: exploring the science of social intelligence with Jane Austen. [Wendy S Jones] -- "Why is Jane Austen so phenomenally popular? Why do we read Pride and Prejudice again and again? Why do we delight in Emma's mischievous schemes? Why do we care that Anne Elliot of Persuasion.