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Research interests

Ancient Greek and Latin literature, especially Greek poetic and dramatic texts.
Cognitive humanities.


Metalepsis and readerly investment in fictional characters: reflections on apostrophic reading

Greek lyric: a selection

Textual events: performance and the lyric in early Greece

Cognition, Endorphins, and the Literary Response to Tragedy

Emotional arousal when watching drama increases pain threshold and social bonding

Belief, Make-Believe, and the Religious Imagination: The Case of the Deus Ex Machina in Greek Tragedy

Differential effects of film genre on viewers’ absorption, identification, and enjoyment

How Audiences Engage With Drama: Identification, Attribution and Moral Approval

Attending to tragic messenger speeches

Dare to believe: wonder, trust and the limitations of human cognition in Euripides’ Iphigenia in Tauris

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