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  • New paper: Visual narratives and the Mind

    My latest paper, “Visual narratives and the mind: Comprehension, cognition, and learning” is published in the collection Psychology of Learning and Motivation. This paper integrates a few threads of research […]

  • New paper: Being explicit about the implicit

    My cascade of recent new papers continues with my latest paper, “Being explicit about the implicit: inference generating techniques in visual narrative“, which has recently been published open access in […]

  • New paper: Your brain on comics

    I’m very excited to announce the publication of my newest paper,”Your brain on comics: A cognitive model of visual narrative comprehension” in Topics in Cognitive Science. This journal issue is […]

  • Knowing the rules of comic page layouts

    One of my more engaged-with blog posts of recent memory reviewed the data for whether the panel arrangement on the right was “confusing.” So, here’s a post with some additional thoughts on […]

  • 2018: My publications in review

    The last few years I’ve closed out the year by summarizing all of my papers that came out (2016, 2017), and so this year I’m doing the same. It’s been […]

  • Review: Metaphoricity of Conventionalized Diagetic Images in Comics

    Michał Szawerna’s recent book Metaphoricity of Conventionalized Diegetic Images in Comics: A Study in Multimodal Cognitive Linguistics analyzes a variety of structural aspects of the visual languages of comics by […]

  • New paper: The cultural pages of comics

    I’m excited to announce that our paper, “The cultural pages of comics: cross-cultural variation in page layouts”, has been published in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics! It actually […]

  • New paper: Visual and linguistic narrative comprehension in autism spectrum disorders

    My new paper with my collaborator, Emily Coderre, is finally out in Brain and Language. Our paper,”Visual and linguistic narrative comprehension in autism spectrum disorders: Neural evidence for modality-independent impairments,” […]

  • New paper: Visual Language Theory and the scientific study of comics

    My latest paper is a chapter in the exciting new book collection, Empirical Comics Research: Digital, Multimodal, and Cognitive Methods, edited by Alexander Dunst, Jochen Laubrock, and Janina Wildfeuer. The book […]

  • New paper: Listening beyond seeing

    Our new paper has just been published in Brain and Language, titled “Listening beyond seeing: Event-related potentials to audiovisual processing in visual narrative.” My collaborator Mirella Manfredi carried out this […]