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S3 Ep 21: Your Mind on Political Humor & Satire with Dr. Prateekshit "Kanu" Pandey

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In an age where politicians are both subjects and creators of memes, and outlets like The Daily Show shape public discourse, how is humor influencing our political engagement? Dr. Prateekshit "Kanu" Pandey shares research on humor's effects on the brain, and its differing roles across cultures, from the U.S. to India. Dr. Pandey, Ava & Beth reflect on whether humor good is for politics and civic engagement, or whether politics should remain strictly serious business.

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Dr. Prateekshit "Kanu" Pandey

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