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No Joke: US Professor Unlocks Humor Code

Analyzing humor, observed American author E.B. White,  is like dissecting a frog. "Few people are interested, and the frog dies of it.” But that has not deterred Peter McGraw. McGraw teaches students at the University of Colorado Business School how to do research on the topic of humor. He's taken his research out of the classroom, seeking ways to crack the humor code. “Although you need science, you need a laboratory and experiments to understand what makes things...

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