3 It s hard to think critically if you re laughing We often follow a secret move immediately
"3. It’s hard to think critically if you’re laughing. We often follow a secret move immediately with a joke. A viewer has only so much attention to give, and if he’s laughing, his mind is too busy with the joke to backtrack rationally."
Magazine, Smithsonian. “Teller Reveals His Secrets.” Smithsonian Magazine, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/teller-reveals-his-secrets-100744801/. Accessed 23 Dec. 2021.