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Humor develops from aggression caused by male hormones

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posted on Dec, 21 2007 @ 07:35 AM
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Humor develops from aggression caused by male hormones


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Humour appears to develop from aggression caused by male hormones, according to a study published in this week’s Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal. [..]

Particularly interesting for the evolution of humour is, he says, the observations that initial aggressive intent seems to become channeled into a verbal response which pushes it into a contrived, but more subtle and sophisticated joke, so the aggression is hidden by wit. [..]
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posted on Dec, 21 2007 @ 07:35 AM
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Fascinating! This may also explain why women are said to prefer men 'with a sense of humour' -- they are more virile, and smart enough to conceal that with humour.

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