Book 1

Inside Jokes

Inside Jokes

Mit Press. 2013

An evolutionary and cognitive account of the addictive mind candy that is humor. Some things are funny--jokes, puns, sitcoms, Charlie Chaplin, The Far Side, Malvolio with his yellow garters crossed--but why? Why does humor exist in the first place? Why do we spend so much of our time passing on amusing anecdotes, making wisecracks, watching The Simpsons? In Inside Jokes, Matthew Hurley, Daniel Dennett, and Reginald Adams offer an evolutionary and cognitive perspective. Humor, they propose,...

Folklore

Folklore

ABC-CLIO. 1997

Designed for students, scholars, and general readers, this work focuses on folklore forms and methods from a cross-cultural, theoretical perspective. * Entries are cross referenced, and each includes a select bibliography to serve as a guide to in depth research

American imago

American imago

The Psychology of Personality

The Psychology of Personality

John Wiley & Sons. 2009

This engaging, comprehensive introduction to the field of personality psychology integrates discussion of personality theories, research, assessment techniques, and applications of specific theories. The Psychology of Personality introduces students to many important figures in the field and covers both classic and contemporary issues and research. The second edition reflects significant changes in the field but retains many of the special features that made it a textbook from which...

Electrophysiological Investigations of Potassium/sodium Homeostasis and Functions of Glutamate Receptor Channels in the Root Cells of Arabidopsis

Electrophysiological Investigations of Potassium/sodium Homeostasis and Functions of Glutamate Receptor Channels in the Root Cells of Arabidopsis