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Learn about a surprising benefit of adding humor to the news; what getting chills from music says about your brain; and how Volta’s electric eels that hunt in packs.
Young adults are more likely to remember and share news delivered with humor by Kelsey Donk
- New Study Finds that Delivering the News with Humor Makes Young Adults More Likely to Remember and Share | Annenberg School for Communication. (2021). Upenn.edu. https://www.asc.upenn.edu/news-events/news/new-study-finds-delivering-news-humor-makes-young-adults-more-likely-remember-and
- Coronel, J. C., O’Donnell, M. B., Pandey, P., Delli Carpini, M. X., & Falk, E. B. (2020). Political Humor, Sharing, and Remembering: Insights from Neuroimaging. Journal of Communication. https://doi.org/10.1093/joc/jqaa041
What Getting Chills from Music Says About Your Brain by Reuben Westmaas
- Sachs, M. E., Ellis, R. J., Schlaug, G., & Loui, P. (2016). Brain connectivity reflects human aesthetic responses to music. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(6), 884–891. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsw009
- Colver, M. (2016, May 25). If You Get Chills While Listening to Music, You Might Be a More Open and Emotional Person. Slate Magazine; Slate. https://slate.com/technology/2016/05/getting-chills-when-listening-to-music-might-mean-youre-a-more-emotional-person.html
- McCrae, R. R. (2007). Aesthetic Chills as a Universal Marker of Openness to Experience. Motivation and Emotion, 31(1), 5–11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-007-9053-1
Electric eels hunt in packs, and scientists are shocked by Steffie Drucker
- Roth, A. (2021). Electric Eels Hunt in Packs, Shocking Prey and Scientists. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/14/science/electric-eels-hunting-pack.html
- Moutinho, S. (2021, January 14). Shocking discovery: Electric eels hunt in packs in Amazon rivers. Science | AAAS. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/01/shocking-discovery-electric-eels-hunt-packs-amazon-rivers
- Bastos, D. A., Zuanon, J., Rapp Py‐Daniel, L., & Santana, C. D. (2021). Social predation in electric eels. Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7121
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