May 8, 2014 ... An excerpt from "Ha! The Science of When We Laugh and Why" by Scott Weems.
What's funny and why does our brain react to funny situations in the manner that
it does? ... Laughter is triggered when we find something humorous. ... when
logic and familiarity are replaced by things that don't normally go together. ... How
do you criticize something without being a jerk? ... Are stupid people happier?
Incongruity theory says that when we find something funny it is because an ... so
people can be surprised by very different things - and if that surprise is positive, ...
Jul 4, 2015 ... What a majority of people find funny, I find it humorless. .... Sometimes I do kind of
fake laugh a little bit in social situations just so I'm not sitting ...
Feb 2, 2010 ... In understanding what we find funny, it's helpful to look at what makes a ... close
proximity while babbling verbal nonsense also seems to do the trick. ... This
mastery of our environments, our ability to align things with a sense ...
Jun 24, 2013 ... Well it seems to have something to do with responding to danger and fear! ... It's
also why we still find something falling down quite funny even if ...
Apr 1, 2014 ... Since antiquity, people have hunted for a formula that explains humor. ... McGraw
recently travelled the world in an attempt to answer a question that has eluded us
for millennia: What makes things funny? ... It says that we find humor in others'
misfortunes and shortcomings. ... How do you know it is benign?
May 28, 2014 ... And if it's good for us, why do we find some things funny—like ... We learn about
why certain groups of people find certain types of humor ...
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why Do People Find Things Funny?&v=ysSgG5V-R3U
Oct 12, 2010 ... In this talk he not only discusses what is funny, but w... ... a ton of attention for her
"Dear Fat People" rant, which most people did not find funny.
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why Do People Find Things Funny?&v=I2VrDHb1H7s
Sep 10, 2013 ... Few people are interested, and the frog dies.. Read more. Show less. Reply 910.
Epic1054 weeks ago. This video made me cry. Read more.