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2013 | 10 | 1 | 302-311
Article title

The Reader’s Mind Beyond the Text – The Science of Cognitive Narratology

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The paper argues that narrative functions as a valuable resource for thought and also for developing human cognition and mental work. More specifically, the paper outlines an approach to studying narratives as basic cognitive tools for thinking, and thus my contribution will continue to explore several cognitive processes that allow readers to comprehend narrative texts.
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10
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1
Pages
302-311
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Dates
published
2013-03-01
online
2013-02-22
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Publication order reference
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_rjes-2013-0029
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