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The Resource Riveted : the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe, Jim Davies

Riveted : the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe, Jim Davies

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Riveted : the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe
Title
Riveted
Title remainder
the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe
Statement of responsibility
Jim Davies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A ... look at what grabs our attention that pulls back the curtain on the psychological and evolutionary reasons that everyone is drawn to religion, conspiracy theories, and the news"--
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Provided by publisher
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Davies, Jim
Index
index present
LC call number
BF698.95
LC item number
.D38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Evolutionary psychology
Label
Riveted : the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe, Jim Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hardwiring for socializing -- Wizard's first rule : hope and fear's anti-sweet spot -- The thrill of discovering patterns -- Incongruity : absurdism, mystery, and puzzle -- Our biological nature -- Our psychological biases -- Why we get riveted
Control code
900001244
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9781137279019
Lccn
2013050467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)900001244
Label
Riveted : the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe, Jim Davies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hardwiring for socializing -- Wizard's first rule : hope and fear's anti-sweet spot -- The thrill of discovering patterns -- Incongruity : absurdism, mystery, and puzzle -- Our biological nature -- Our psychological biases -- Why we get riveted
Control code
900001244
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9781137279019
Lccn
2013050467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)900001244

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