The Hero’s Journey monomyth is actually the model for: All Creativity – and – All: Creative Problem-Solving.
Gene Theory and Film Storytelling: G/T/C/A… (coincidence..?) i.e.: Genre, Theme, Character, Action. (Yes, it is just a coincidence. But, still.)
An overview of Cinemetrics (e.g. Tsivian, Civjans, Salt, Bordwell, Thompson etc) – for studying Average Shot Lengths in movies.
On Consilience and `vertical integration’. And, why it’s a good idea.
On invalid criticisms of consilience, and Tinbergen’s Hierarchy of Post-Structuralist / Romantic / Continental Philosophy response mechanisms to: Consilience (i.e., to using Science, to examine The Arts).
An engaging and fun reading list for anyone who is interested in: Consilience – the unification of knowledge. i.e., Science meets the Creative Arts/Humanities, by way of – Social Science. Also (sometimes) known as “The Third Culture”.
On Human Nature – and, Evolutionary Psychology ! Note the dialog, in this trailer for Kaufman’s Anomalisa (2015): (Namely, the first line Continue reading
Why use `the evolutionary perspective’ to analyze and understand: Story, Screenplay and Movie – success ?