Just a reminder that I'll be speaking at WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend! My talk on the Cognition of Comics is going to be at 11:30 on Sunday. Hope to see you there!
Here's the description:
What happens in people's minds and brains when they read and create comics? Neil Cohn (University of California, San Diego) will present an overview of his new book, The Visual Language of Comics: An Introduction to the Structure and Cognition of Comics, which provides an extensive introduction to the cognitive science of comics comprehension. This discussion will cover the systematic components that make up unique and different panels, the grammar of sequential images and page layouts, cross-cultural differences in structure, and the newest neuroscience research on what the brain is doing while comprehending comics.