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A new study published recently by Christopher Wilbur and Lorne Campbell uses the same evolutionary logic to test whether men and women differ in their humor preferences.To see what men and women really want, the researchers examined real personal ads from the dating site Choosy women use humor as a sign of intelligence and weed out the less competent.
These different attributes of humor might have strong evolutionary roots, especially in light of sexual selection theory, as I discussed in an earlier post.
The doctor gives her a pill, but warns her that it's still experimental.
He tells her to slip it into his mashed potatoes at dinner, so that night, she does just that.
The researchers looked at key features of the ads pertaining to humor.
Specifically, they focused on how often the person proclaimed to be funny or actually tried to be funny, and how often they requested a partner with a sense of humor.