Posts Tagged With: Wit

Posted in Psychology of Art
January 27, 2021

How Humor Works – A Clear Proposal For A Classic Question, Part 4 (E. Garrett Ennis)

The following is the fourth of a four-part series. The first can be found here, the second here, the third here. Sayings Another unique property of Status Loss Theory is that, in addition to demonstrating a logical evolutionary purpose, it fits easily with our common understanding of humor, and particularly with a…

February 5, 2020

Searching For The Soul In The Digital Age (Karli Brittz)

A version of this article appeared in Image & Text, Number 31, September 2018. In 2015 Pixar Animation and Disney released Inside Out, a clever, moving film depicting the science of emotion and workings of the inner mind. The film translates cognitive aspects of being human, feeling and memory into…