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I would agree with the authors’ premise that cognition, including cognition of humor, is dependent on the, what they call, the ...  Read More

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In chapter five they describe 20 questions they think must be dealt with, and--in the last chapter (13)--they give their respon...  Read More

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    funny, many, false, evolutionary and here.
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  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 49 reviews as of our last analysis date on Aug 7 2021.
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We had to buy this for a class my wife is taking. I have even been reading it here and there. Its a good book that makes you re...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However, the book is not a very easy read.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Examples are very funny, but some of the psychology materials are not very accessible to me, who lacks a background in psychology.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Their point is that when the false expectation is overtly introduced into a mental space, the joke is ruined.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Dennett, is the world renown scholar on consciousness, everyone may automatically (without self-awareness) expects that his talk will be on consciousness (he published the famous book consciousness explained).


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However, as mentioned, this book is long and not necessarily exciting because in order to be comprehensive, it can be at times repetitive.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The writing is perpetually cautious, hedging bets against future research and at times tedious in telling the reader what will be discussed later in the book.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    At the end of the day, a solid valid study, but not a work that will bear rereading.

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