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benign violation
2015-03-05 08:33:29

We’re back and ready to continue our conversation about the science of humor. Hopefully our last few funny forays tickled your fancy, and we have another: Benign Violation Theory.

2008-07-09 15:00:10

A British science writer says he has determined humor is just the recognition of a pattern that a person finds surprising.

2005-11-22 16:40:00

In an important new study from the forthcoming Quarterly Review of Biology, biologists from Binghamton University explore the evolution of two distinct types of laughter – laughter which is stimulus-driven and laughter which is self-generated and strategic.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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