That's It for the Old Posts

That's it for the republishing of the old posts, for now at least. If you read the posts on art and/or metaphor, I hope you enjoyed them, and maybe even learned something. For administrative purposes, I'm including links to all 8 posts here:

Cognitive Science of Art

Metaphor

UPDATE: Thanks to The Neurocritic, I've discovered that the metaphor posts are best read while listening to "Metaphor" by Sparks.

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