Jim Davies is a cognitive scientist and author of Riveted: The Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One With the Universe, to be released August 5, 2014 from Palgrave Macmillan. He is also a frequent contributor to the popular science magazine, Nautilus.
He is an award-winning associate professor at Carleton University's Institute of Cognitive Science and director of the Science of Imagination Laboratory.
If you would like to invite Dr. Davies to give a talk, please see the list of talks.
If you are interested in working with Jim Davies, please see his note to potential collaborators.
The CV has hyperlinks to publications.