Humor: Science of how to be funny

Mark Twain said, “Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.” It is true, we all like to laugh, but why we laugh, what we find funny, and what physical, mental, and social benefits come with humor are not fully understood. Recently, humor has been more and more in the spotlight of modern science, and this course will shed light on what we know about humor.

This course will not only tell you scientific facts, but also provide an entire toolkit with proven techniques that you can employ to become funnier yourself!

   754 students completed this course

   95% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: David Urbansky


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Course plan

Lesson 1. What Is Humor?
Lesson 2. Why Humor Is Important
Lesson 3. Humor Theories
Lesson 4. Humor Toolkit I
Lesson 5. Humor Toolkit II
Lesson 6. Humor Toolkit III
Lesson 7. How to Write a Joke
Lesson 8. Remembering Jokes
Lesson 9. Fun Facts
Lesson 10. Conclusion
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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