May 23, 2005

The anatomy of deadpanning

Via Boing Boing: The anatomy of sarcasm: Researchers reveal how the brain handles this complex communication.

Israeli psychologists draw conclusions from how brain-damaged people comprehend sarcasm or not.

Wait, was that meant to be sarcastic? Or not?

Posted by Stefan at 10:27 PM GMT
Comments
#1

Stefan, perhaps your prefrontal cortex is damaged?

I love sacrastic people but I rarely run into "sophisticated social thinkers". Indeed my charm seems to always get lost among all these nice people so I end up coming off as bitchy. Damn them.

Posted by: michelle on May 24, 2005 02:45 PM
#2

I'm thinking what we're all thinking...They have psychologists in Israel?

Posted by: Elayne on May 25, 2005 07:18 PM