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"No way!": Similar contribution of visual and auditory cues to sarcasm comprehension

@article{Larson2015NoWS,
  title={"No way!": Similar contribution of visual and auditory cues to sarcasm comprehension},
  author={Alina Larson and J. Collins and N. Davidenko},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
  year={2015}
}
While conversationally common, sarcasm presents identification challenges in writing. For example, ”Oh wow!” may be expressed both sincerely and ironically. Research suggests that interpretation of ambiguous sarcasm may be context dependent, though precisely how visual and auditory cues contribute to comprehension remains unclear. To explore this, we recorded an actor performing 45 phrases sarcastically and sincerely. In two calibration studies, we selected 16 ambiguous phrases that were… Expand

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