Humor can arise when something violates our ideas of identity and normalcy, while simultaneously seeming safe and playful.
The next time you hear sarcasm or express it yourself, consider that it may actually be stimulating your brain toward creativity and smarts.
Genes may be responsible for more than we think, from how we shop to how we sleep.
It may be harder to smile, muscle-wise, than it is to frown, but smiling (even fake-smiling!) can help you to find things funnier and make you happier. Trace turns his frown upside down to recount some studies that have reached this sunny conclusion.
Google released its annual list of top 10 videos of the year.
While Ebola is killing thousands in Africa and reaching the United States, many are joking about it. Why? Continue reading →
A whole menagerie of animals are now predicting World Cup soccer matches... what gives? Continue reading →
We know that some animals, like dogs and apes, can laugh. Can an animal also have a sense of humor? Join Anthony as he discusses how Koko the Gorilla and some other animals show promising signs.
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