Our Bizarre Love for Story Spoilers

Erman Misirlisoy, PhD
5 min readSep 28, 2018
Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash

The people who make the best company tell the best stories. At parties, you never want to end up standing next to the guy who won’t stop talking about the washing machine he recently bought. Good stories teach us, entertain us, and help us to build connections with people. It’s probably obvious that a compelling story will depend on the interests of the person you are talking to. If you’re alone at a bar beside a stranger…

Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

Writer/Consultant/Research Leader in Cognitive Neuroscience, UX Research, and the psychology of well-being and productivity 🧠🔬