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[Colloquium] The evolution of the 'funny bone': a neurocomputational theory of mirth and humo

May 4, 2010

Watch Colloquium: 

Quicktime file (521 MB)
AVI file (513 MB)


  • Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2010 
  • Time: 11 am — 12:15 pm 
  • Place: Mechanical Engineering, Room 218

Daniel Dennett
Center for Cognitive Studies 
University Professor 
Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy 
Tufts University

Bio: Daniel Dennett is currently Miller Fellow at SFI, and University Prof. and Co-Director, Center for Cognitive Studies, at Tufts University. He is the author of CONSCIOUSNESS EXPLAINED (1991), DARWIN’S DANGEROUS IDEA (1995), and various articles on robotics, AI, computers and the mind, technology, etc. His most recent book is BREAKING THE SPELL: RELIGION AS A NATURAL PHENOMENON (2006).