Brain Cogn 2017 Nov 15. Epub 2017 Nov 15.
Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Numerous behavioral studies and a handful of functional neuroimaging studies have reported sex differences in humor. However, no study to date has examined differences in the time-course of brain activity during multistage humor processing between the sexes. The purpose of this study was to compare real-time dynamics related to humor processing between women and men, with reference to a proposed three-stage model (involving incongruity detection, incongruity resolution, and elaboration stages). Read More