Silver Lining

“Thinking About Death Makes You Funnier”

Do you enjoy a sick joke? People with a dark and twisted sense of humour are more intelligent and emotionally stable

  • People with a sick sense of humour scored highly on intelligence tests   
  • They also had a higher emotional stability and lower aggression, the study says
  • This is because it takes cognitive and emotional skills to understand jokes 
  • Comedians like Daniel Dwight Tosh and Frankie Boyle, along with films like Pulp Fiction all use examples of dark humour

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