Matthijs P. Bal

List of John Benjamins publications for which Matthijs P. Bal plays a role.


Hakemulder, Frank, Olivia Fialho and Matthijs P. Bal 2016 Chapter 2. Learning from literature: Empirical research on readers in schools and at the workplaceScientific Approaches to Literature in Learning Environments, Burke, Michael, Olivia Fialho and Sonia Zyngier (eds.), pp. 19–38 | Article
This chapter explores what learning from literature entails and how we can come to insights about what literature can mean in the lives of readers, what they may discover about themselves and others. Reading literary stories leads to higher scores on standardized tests for social skills (e.g.,… read more