The Science Behind Storytelling : Short Wave Encore episode. Storytelling can be a powerful tool to convey information, even in the world of science. It can also shift stereotypes about who scientists are. We talked to someone who knows all about this — Liz Neeley, the Executive Director of Story Collider, a nonprofit focused on telling "true, personal stories about science."

The Science Behind Storytelling

The Science Behind Storytelling

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Storytelling can be a powerful tool to convey information, even in the world of science. It can also shift stereotypes about who scientists are. We talked to someone who knows all about this — Liz Neeley, the Executive Director of Story Collider, a nonprofit focused on telling "true, personal stories about science."

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Check out Story Collider's website to hear the latest episodes of their podcast.

You can listen to David Evans's Story Collider episode here and C. Brandon Ogbunu's episode here.

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Viet Le and fact-checked by Berly McCoy.