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The Science of Sarcasm (Not That You Care)

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Overlooking for a moment the agonizing journalistic gambit of writing an article on sarcasm… sarcastically, the research in The Science of Sarcasm (Not That You Care) is fascinating:

There was nothing very interesting in Katherine P. Rankin’s study of sarcasm — at least, nothing worth your important time. All she did was use an M.R.I. to find the place in the brain where the ability to detect sarcasm resides. But then, you probably already knew it was in the right parahippocampal gyrus.

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