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Storytelling is a complex cognitive task on our mind, requiring an application of our short-term, working, and long-term memory.
Earlier writings of folktales and complex stories required the story writers to use some crafting of words and sentences, using repetition and rhyme to aid recall.
Elders and the aged people are able to tell stories in a more engrossing, entertaining way.
This may be due to a difference in the emotional quotient or the ability to capture and narrate hum...
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A story can put your whole brain to work.
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