Reginald B. Adams

Reginald B. Adams, Jr., is Associate Professor of Psychology researching emotion and social perception at Penn State University.

Books by this Author

Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind
By Matthew M. Hurley, Daniel C. Dennett, Reginald B. Adams
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...