Live Storytelling Events Gaining Popularity

Published: Friday, July 24, 2015 - 5:19pm
Updated: Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:29pm

Organizations and communities around the country are getting involved with public storytelling events. That includes KJZZ’s participation in the Arizona Storytellers Project.

Humans have told stories to each other in groups for thousands of years. The return to that face to face approach may have something to do with our increasing reliance on gadgets and social media.

To learn more, we talked with Liz Warren, director of the Storytelling Institute at South Mountain Community College, and author Kendall Haven explained the science of stories and our brains’ connection to them.

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