Humor

Scientists have figured out what makes Dr. Seuss so silly

The Washington Post: Chris Westbury was trying to get work done, and everyone around him kept laughing. As part of a study on aphasia, a speech and language disorder, the University of Alberta psychology professor was running a study in which test subjects were shown strings of letters and asked to distinguish More

Plight of the Funny Female

The Atlantic: A few years ago, Laura Mickes was teaching her regular undergraduate class on childhood psychological disorders at the University of California, San Diego. It was a weighty subject, so occasionally she would inject a sarcastic comment about her own upbringing to lighten the mood. When she collected her More