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

McGraw, Peter, (author.). Warner, Joel, 1978- (author.).

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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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