Mapping sarcasm

It’s hard to read an article like this without waiting for the sly punchline:

‘Sarcasm’ brain areas discovered

But actually, it’s interesting stuff, with implications for autism research.

Though I like how the article gives an example of sarcasm used in the study, then explains to us why the example is sarcastic. I guess because they now know they can’t assume their readers aren’t sarcasm-impaired.

(Link via lnhammer)

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