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Published: 24 August 2021

400 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197567777

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Movies on Our Minds

The Evolution of Cinematic Engagement

James E. Cutting

  • Explores perceptual, cognitive, and emotional reasons for our cinematic engagement with popular films
  • Unpacks the evolution, culture, and technological changes in hundreds of popular movies released across a century
  • Reveals patterns derived from cinematic devices that are mapped back onto psychological principles of engagement, linking them to biological and cultural shifts

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