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How Sarcasm Can Solve The World

by | 26th, November 2011

SARCASM is not the lowest form of wit. It is the highest. Really. It is. Yeah….really:

…. scientists are finding that the ability to detect sarcasm really is useful. For the past 20 years, researchers from linguists to psychologists to neurologists have been studying our ability to perceive snarky remarks and gaining new insights into how the mind works. Studies have shown that exposure to sarcasm enhances creative problem solving, for instance. Children understand and use sarcasm by the time they get to kindergarten. An inability to understand sarcasm may be an early

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