Keith Oatley is professor emeritus of cognitive psychology at the University of Toronto, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and winner of the 1994 Commonwealth Prize for Best First Novel. His most recent novel, Therefore Choose, was published in 2010 by Goose Lane. His recent books on Psychology include Such Stuff as Dreams: The Psychology of Fiction (Wiley 2011) and The Passionate Muse: Exploring Emotion in Stories (Oxford University Press 2012). He wishes to thank his colleagues Maja Djikic, Jacob Hirsch, Raymond Mar, Jennifer de la Paz, Jordan Peterson and Sara Zoeterman.
Articles by Keith Oatley
- The Care in Health Care (April 2016)
A review of Love, Fear and Health: How Our Attachments to Others Shape Health and Health Care, by Robert Maunder and Jonathan Hunter
- In the Now (November 2014)
A review of Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation of Buddhist Meditation and American Culture, by Jeff Wilson
- Cree Heroes in a European War (June 2005)
A review of Three Day Road, by Joseph Boyden
- Why Fiction is Good for You (July–August 2011)
Forget moral edification: psychological research shows literature’s mind-altering effects.
- An MD’s Feelings (September 2006)
A review of Shane Neilson’s Call Me Doctor