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Jim Davies


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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, published by 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.

Recently Dr. Davies gave a talk on the mistakes people make when imagining their future at TEDxCarletonU (14 min).

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.