The Science of Storytelling – Will Storr, TEDx Talk

Insights from the sciences of brain and mind that make us better storytellers and can help us understand our selves and our lives in new ways.

Find Will on @Wstorr Will Storr is part journalist, investigator, novelist and educator. Above all though he is a storyteller. He has been named New Journalist of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year, and has won a National Press Club award for excellence. His work has appeared in The Guardian Weekend, The Sunday Times Magazine, The New Yorker and Esquire among many other titles. He is the author of four critically acclaimed books and his latest book – Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It’s Doing to Us – was released recently in June 2017. In its review of Selfie, the FT described Storr as “an electrifying analyst of Internet culture.” This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at