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    • Ha!

    • The Science of When We Laugh and Why
    • By: Scott Weems
    • Narrated by: Kalen Allmandinger
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 119
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      4 out of 5 stars 105

    Humor, like pornography, is famously difficult to define. We know it when we see it, but is there a way to figure out what we really find funnyand why? In this fascinating investigation into the science of humor and laughter, cognitive neuroscientist Scott Weems uncovers what’s happening in our heads when we giggle, guffaw, or double over with laughter. While we typically think of humor in terms of jokes or comic timing, in Ha! Weems proposes a provocative new model.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good place to start in the study of humor

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-26-17
    • The Science of When We Laugh and Why
    • By: Scott Weems
    • Narrated by: Kalen Allmandinger
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 04-14-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 119 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95