Science Storytelling and the Paradox of Suspense

October 6, 2014


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About this conference

Expert science storytelling is essential to promote public support for research funding for science. Academy Award-winning producer and Screenwriter Scott Z. Burns; Co-Chairman, the Presidents' Circle, The National Academies, Davis Masten; and Stanford expert in neuropsychology of desire and suspense, Brian Knutson, speak at the mediaX "Science Storytelling & the Paradox of Suspense Seminar" and disclose their secret strategies for powerful science storytelling.

About mediaX at Stanford University

mediaX is a forum, an incubator of ideas, and a programmatic framework to support multi-disciplinary discovery relationships. Our initiatives explore how understanding people can improve the design of technologies – in the areas of learning, mobility, collaboration, entertainment and commerce.

As the industry affiliate program of the H-STAR Institute, mediaX programs are grounded on respect for different approaches to discovery and centered on our belief in the power of collaboration – between business and academic researchers, on campus and around the world.

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