How many memes have you seen today? Believe it or not There is a lot of science behind the memes, Actually Making a meme involves the creativity and mental ingenuity of its authors and includes some scientific disciplinesAccording to experts from UNAM.
What happens in the brain with memes?
For Hugo Sanchez Castillo, Academic from the Faculty of Psychology, The meme can act as a break-up fixerBy saying:
“You’re at home feeling bored, angry, or uncomfortable, and then you see a meme that allows you to detach yourself, that is, separate yourself from your initial thoughts and stimulate the first feeling of well-being; reduce stress, look at the situation differently.”
The science behind memes
The term “meme” was coined in 1976 by British biologist and scientist Richard Dawkins According to Albert Manuel Orozco CamachoFrom the Faculty of Science of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Memes are related to the concept of the evolution of Charles Darwin’s theory.
Orozco Camacho notes that through the role of the gene in Darwinian evolution, Dawkins proposed a cultural theory in which A meme is seen as a loneliness that is spread across generations and lives in a manner similar to natural selection.
Although currently, A meme is an image, video, or text, and is usually distorted for caricature purposes Which are spread mainly through the internetAccording to the definition of the Royal Academy of Languages (RAE); Originally, Richard Dawkins suggested examples of memes: catchy phrases, skills, costumes, voice overtones, or just thoughts.
- The humorous and ironic aspect of memes contributes to their spread on the web.
What do memes do?
The UNAM Corporate Image Team points out Memes are the “new introductory little articles of everyday life and have a wide communication capacity among young people.”
and he “The way the Internet community ventures its feelings or finds people who feel the same way they do when faced with a tragedy or event.”
They too have seen it “Memes reveal facts, customs, or characteristics of different cultures.”, Since then according to Given keno, Conductor UNAM “No Memes” program, “The meme made in Mexico is different from other memes made in the United States or in different parts of Europe.”