Latest Humor research Stories
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.
A British science writer says he has determined humor is just the recognition of a pattern that a person finds surprising.
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 â€“ laughter which is stimulus-driven and laughter which is self-generated and strategic.
- The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.