Day: September 5, 2012

Trying to understand absurdity

Why does absurdity lead to humor? Basically, somethings are so wrong that they spontaneously don’t seem real. BTW, here is the hilarious flowchart: …. Learn more about the benign violation theory. My paper on psychological distance, which features work on hypotheticality: Humor is ubiquitous and often beneficial, but the conditions that elicit it have been […]