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    Dr. McGraw

    Co-author, "The Humor Code"
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    Peter McGraw is a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder and an expert in the interdisciplinary fields of emotion and behavioral decision theory – such as the question of what makes things funny.

    McGraw has become a leading force in moving the study of humor from the niche to the mainstream. The advantage that he has over his predecessors is his ability to conduct state-of-the-art experiments with the help of the team he directs at the Humor Research Lab (HuRL), a laboratory dedicated to the experimental study of humor, its antecedents and consequences.

    Past Events

    Saturday, Oct 19 2013

    7 PM

    Satire, irony, caricature – all of these genres make us laugh because they hit so close to home. Have fun and be prepared to LOL as comedians... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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