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Go ahead, enjoy your memes – they really do help ease...

Jessica Myrick, Penn State Zoom meeting after Zoom meeting, while trying to feed, entertain and beg-to-sleep an infant whose...

No joke: Using humor in class is harder when learning is...

Scott Henderson, Furman University Most discussions about the drawbacks of online education focus on the negative effects it has...

Laughing is good for your mind and your body – here’s...

Janet M. Gibson, Grinnell College Amusement and pleasant surprises – and the laughter they can trigger – add texture to the fabric of daily life. Those...

Why are sitcom dads still so inept?

Erica Scharrer, University of Massachusetts Amherst From Homer Simpson to Phil Dunphy, sitcom dads have long been known for being bumbling and inept. But it wasn’t...

Was that joke funny or offensive? Who’s telling it matters

Michael Thai, The University of Queensland and Alex Borgella, Fort Lewis College In September, before the start of its 45th season, “Saturday Night Live” brought...

Leave ’em laughing instead of crying: Climate humor can break down...

Maxwell Boykoff, University of Colorado Boulder Climate change is not inherently funny. Typically, the messengers are serious scientists describing how rising greenhouse gas emissions are...

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Americans torn between relief and confusion by Scottish No

By Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham, University of Maryland After a flurry of interest in the Scottish referendum, with the vote featuring on the front page of...