Comics is a language, and science says so

December 1, 2012 by  
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We've always known this, but it's encouraging to know that scientists are working to verify and even create a field of study around the topic. Our brains decode comics in the same way they do sentences.

I spoke about this (less scientifically) in a talk I led at Ignite Great Lakes: Ignite Great Lakes — Jerzy Drozd: Comics are Great

Hat tip to +Dan Merritt for the link.

#comics #literacy

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One Response to “Comics is a language, and science says so”
  1. I had that done to my brain before during and after my brain anynurism(sp) that glue stuff made me sick and F-d my hair up(they didn't have time to prep me so they just stuck it on my scalp-ouch!!  they also do a strobe light thingy to me!  *(((