- Thursday 11th March 2010, 9:14am
- 6,620 posts
"....one particular personality type found the surreal cartoons more rewarding. These people, dubbed "experience seekers", are defined by a desire to pursue novel sensations, stimulation and experiences, whether it's through art, travel, music or an unconventional living style.
When processing any type of funny cartoon, experience seekers showed greater activity in the TPJ, hippocampus and prefrontal areas of the brain than their fellow subjects, which might reflect their adventurous mindset, says Samson."