“Do Autistic People ‘get’ Jokes?” AND More On Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Do autistic people ‘get’ jokes? Originally dubbed “little professors” by Viennese paediatrician Hans Asperger, autistic people have often been thought to be a rather serious bunch. So do autistic people even have a sense of humour? A new BBC podcast, 1800 Seconds … More “Do Autistic People ‘get’ Jokes?” AND More On Best 5 Thursday Reads

“The A-Z of Strange and Bizarre Addictions” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The A-Z of Strange and Bizarre Addictions Today‚Äôs post is the first of a three-part series looking at some of the stranger addictions that have been written about in the academic literature (or by academics who have tried to argue that these … More “The A-Z of Strange and Bizarre Addictions” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads