Uncategorized

Drunk People Are Funnier Than Sober Ones!

Drunk People Are Funnier Than Sober Ones!

A small study has revealed the somewhat unsurprising truth that although having a drink (or five) may make you feel more humorous, your sober friends probably don’t agree.

 
Psychology Professor Peter McGraw and Journalist Joel Warner – who have teamed up to write a book entitled The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny – conducted an experiment to investigate the relationship between alcohol and humor.
 
Twelve jokesters were selected for the study. The results speak for themselves. The drunker the participants of the study got, the funnier they considered their own gags to be and, in turn, the less funny they were actually judged to be by a sober panel as the night went on.
The participants were invited out for a night of drinking at New York’s Hurricane Club and each were asked to come up with a joke, deliver it, and then have another drink. After each repeating round, they were required to rate their drunkenness on a scale ranging from ‘sober’ to ‘sh*t-faced’.
 
They were also asked to rate their own jokes, on a scale from ‘slightly amusing’ to ‘hilarious’. All the jokes were later judged independently by a sober online panel.
 
As expected, almost without exception, the drunker the ad-men became, the funnier they judged their own jokes to be.
 
In actual fact, the jokes were judged to be at their funniest two or three drinks in, when enough ‘liquid courage’ had been consumed to loosen them up, but before too much of their judgement had been compromised.
The jokes submitted after the participants fourth or fifth stiff drink were judged by the sober panel to be much less amusing and often actually offensive.
 
‘Drinking reduces inhibition,’ Mr McGraw explains. ‘But it opens the door to failure, with failure likely to be on the side of going too far.’ ‘As people became more intoxicated, they thought they were funnier, but a sober audience didn’t see it that way,’ concludes Mr Warner.
 
 
https://www.electrowow.net
Uncategorized

Hi, my name is Erick Ycaza. I have a BA in Advertising & Graphic Design. This blog is to provide you with daily music news and share my personal style.

More in Uncategorized

Original Light Diffraction Glasses Company Debuts Launch of Highly Anticipated New Website

ErickApril 3, 2014

Meet Ricky Rebel, The Independent Pop-Artist/Producer That Is Taking Los Angeles By Storm

ErickApril 2, 2014

Science Reveals The Sexiest Dance Moves!

ErickMarch 31, 2014

Very Slow Music… By Purcell

ErickMarch 31, 2014

Prolific Thrives In A Wasteland Of Grit And Dirt

ErickMarch 29, 2014

O-Starz Is Everywhere 2014

ErickMarch 29, 2014

Ken Ishii – Wobbly Sniper (Steve Rachmad Acid Mix)

ErickMarch 28, 2014

Pedro Delgardo vs. Miquel – Bells (Andy Notalez Remix)

ErickMarch 26, 2014

Pig&Dan – Slash

ErickMarch 25, 2014

GTMK (Gregor Tresher & Monika Kruse) – Retox

ErickMarch 25, 2014

Juno Award Producer Beat Merchant Collaborates on Rippa’s New Single “Everybody Get Up”

ErickMarch 22, 2014

Cflame New Rapper With A New Single

ErickMarch 21, 2014

FIRST LOOK – New Pioneer DJ Turntable

ErickMarch 18, 2014

Randy Ichinose’s New Electronic-Influenced Band

ErickMarch 13, 2014

River Island: 2014 Menswear Trends

ErickMarch 12, 2014

Disclosure Tease Big-Name Collaborations For New Album

ErickMarch 12, 2014

Brash – Hartbeat → An Underground Rap Song

ErickMarch 8, 2014

Bartenders Talk About Sex At Clubs

ErickMarch 7, 2014

HEY YOU! 

Stay updated with the latest Electronic Music News, Interviews & Discounts

JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER!

Thank You for Subscription!