Current studies have not yet reached consensus on the exact purpose of amusement, though theories have been advanced in the fields of psychology, psychiatry and sociology. In addition, the precise mechanism that causes a given element (image, sound, behavior, etc.) to be perceived as more or less 'amusing' than another, similar element to a particular individual is not clearly understood.

Harold Abramowitz

Harold Abramowitz is a writer and editor in Los Angeles. His other books include (!x==[33]) Book 1, Volume 1 by UNFO (collaboration with Dan Richert, Blanc Press, 2011) and Dear Dearly Departed (Palm Press, 2008). Harold co-edits the short-form literary press eohippus labs, and writes and edits as part of the collaborative projects, SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS and UNFO.

Check out more of his work:
Anomalous Press
Joyland Poetry