Riveted

Riveted

The Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One With the Universe

eBook - 2014 | First edition.
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"A ... look at what grabs our attention that pulls back the curtain on the psychological and evolutionary reasons that everyone is drawn to religion, conspiracy theories, and the news"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Palgrave Macmillan,, 2014.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781137438140
1137438142
Characteristics: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Contents: Hardwiring for socializing
Wizard's first rule : hope and fear's anti-sweet spot
The thrill of discovering patterns
Incongruity : absurdism, mystery, and puzzle
Our biological nature
Our psychological biases
Why we get riveted.
Summary: "A ... look at what grabs our attention that pulls back the curtain on the psychological and evolutionary reasons that everyone is drawn to religion, conspiracy theories, and the news"-- Provided by publisher.

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