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The humor code : a global search for what makes things funny / Peter McGraw, PhD, and Joel Warner.

McGraw, Peter (Ph. D.), author. (Author). Warner, Joel, author. (Added Author).
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  • 2 copies at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Scenic Regional and Washington Public.

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Scenic Regional-Union 152.43 MCG (Text) 3004772825 NonFiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781451665413 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 1451665415 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [218]-226) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Colorado : set-up -- Los Angeles : who is funny? -- New York : how do you make funny? -- Tanzania : why do we laugh? -- Japan : when is comedy lost in translation? -- Scandinavia : does humor have a dark side? -- Palestine : can you find humor where you least expect it? -- The Amazon : is laughter the best medicine? -- Montreal : punch line.
Summary, etc.: Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, a scientist and a journalist travel the globe to discover the secret behind what makes things funny, questioning countless experts, including Louis C.K., along the way.
Subject: Wit and humor > Psychological aspects.

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