Rose Turner

List of John Benjamins publications for which Rose Turner plays a role.


Social cognition, the skillset involved in interpreting the cognitive and affective states of others, is essential for navigating the social world. Research has indicated that reading about fictional social content may support social cognitive abilities; however, the processes underpinning these… read more
Turner, Rose and Fatima M. Felisberti 2018 Relationships between fiction media, genre, and empathic abilitiesScientific Study of Literature 8:2, pp. 261–292 | Article
Fiction enables readers to simulate the social experiences of characters and may facilitate prosociality. Research has indicated that fiction print exposure positively relates to empathy and may promote altruistic behaviors. Whether associations hold across different media formats and thematic… read more