Positive psychologist Shawn Achor describes how there are 11 million
pieces of information from our nerve endings that bombard our brains,
but our brains only comprehend 40 bits of information per second. If we
want to capture the attention of someone’s busy brain, we have to do
something that causes our message to rise above the noise. This is where
stories become our knights in shining armor. For example, imagine a
king being presented a long …
I am a psychology researcher exploring the crossroads of human life and storytelling, past and present. I'm also a trafficking survivor, humanitarian and activist seeking to empower the oppressed, promote post-traumatic growth, and enrich lives through the use of media, research, and story.