Brian Boyd on Evolutionary Dr Seuss

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Brian Boyd is the author of "On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition and Fiction." He talks with Anne Strainchamps about how our love of storytelling helped us evolve. And his points are illustrated by Dustin Hoffman's reading of the Dr. Seuss classic "Horton Hears a Who!"