The Psychology of Humor

Research on humor is carried out in a number of areas in psychology, including the cognitive (What makes something funny?), developmental (when do we develop a sense of humor?), and social (how is humor used in social interactions?) Although there is enough interest in the area to have spawned several societies, the literature is dispersed in a number of primary journals, with little in the way of integration of the material into a book. Dr. Martin is one of the best known researchers in the area, and his research goes across subdisciplines in psychology to be of wide appeal. This is a singly authored monograph that provides in one source, a summary of information researchers might wish to know about research into the psychology of humor. The material is scholarly, but the presentation of the material is suitable for people unfamiliar with the subject-making The Psychology of Humor suitable for use for advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses on the psychology of humor-which have not had a textbook source. 2007 AATH Book Award for Humor/Laughter Research category! Up-to-date coverage of research on humor and laughter in every area of psychology Research findings are integrated into a coherent conceptual framework Includes recent brain imaging studies, evolutionary models, and animal research Draws on contributions from sociology, linguistics, neuroscience, and anthropology Provides an overview of theories of humor and early research Explores applications of humor in psychotherapy, education, and the workplace Points out interesting topics for further research and promising research methodologies Written in a scholarly yet easily accessible style 2007 AATH Book Award for Humor/Laughter Research category

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  • Author : Rod A. Martin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 464 pages
  • ISBN : 0080465994
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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The Psychology of Humor

The Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Rod A. Martin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 July 2010
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Research on humor is carried out in a number of areas in psychology, including the cognitive (What makes something funny?), developmental (when do we develop a sense of humor?), and social (how is humor used in social interactions?) Although there is enough interest in the area to have spawned several societies, the literature is dispersed in a number of primary journals, with little in the way of integration of the material into a book. Dr. Martin is one of the

The Psychology of Humor

The Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Rod A. Martin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Research on humor is carried out in a number of areas in psychology, including the cognitive (What makes something funny?), developmental (when do we develop a sense of humor?), and social (how is humor used in social interactions?) Although there is enough interest in the area to have spawned several societies, the literature is dispersed in a number of primary journals, with little in the way of integration of the material into a book. Dr. Martin is one of the

An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor

An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Janet M. Gibson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 31 January 2019
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An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of psychologists’ research on humor. Drawing on research from a variety of psychological perspectives, from cognitive and biological to social and developmental, the book explores factors that affect our detection, comprehension, liking, and use of humor. Throughout the book, theories and paradigms of humor are explored, with each chapter dedicated to a distinct field of psychological research. Covering topics including humor development in children and older adults,

The Psychology of Humor

The Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Jeffrey H Goldstein
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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The Psychology of Humor: Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Issues examines theoretical perspectives and empirical issues concerning the psychology of humor. Theoretical views of humor range from the physiological to the sociological and anthropological. The relations between humor, laughter, and smiling are considered, along with the connection between collative variables and arousal. Comprised of 13 chapters, this book begins with an introduction to the history of thought and major theoretical issues on humor, followed by a description of models of different aspects

The Psychology of Humor

The Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Rod A. Martin,Thomas Ford
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 July 2018
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Most of us laugh at something funny multiple times during a typical day. Humor serves multiple purposes, and although there is a sizable and expanding research literature on the subject, the research is spread in a variety of disciplines. The Psychology of Humor, 2e reviews the literature, integrating research from across subdisciplines in psychology, as well as related fields such as anthropology, biology, computer science, linguistics, sociology, and more. This book begins by defining humor and presenting theories of humor.

The Social Psychology of Humor

The Social Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Madelijn Strick,Thomas E Ford
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 April 2021
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This important new book provides a comprehensive analysis of humor from a social-psychological perspective, addressing questions about the use of humor and its effects in daily life. It examines the social psychology of humor on micro-level phenomena, such as attitudes, persuasion, and social perception, as well as exploring its use and effect on macro-level phenomena such as conformity, group processes, cohesion, and intergroup relations. Humor is inherently a social experience, shared among people, essential to nearly every type of interpersonal

The Psychology of Humor at Work

The Psychology of Humor at Work
  • Author : Christopher Robert
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 19 December 2016
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This is the first book to look at the psychological processes that enable humor to affect people and teams in the workplace. It recognizes that humor plays many roles beyond making people feel happier and more productive, and acknowledges humor’s potential darker side as well. Bringing together a small but growing field of study, the book features chapters around core psychological topics such perception, creativity and stress, while also addressing organizational issues such as leadership, teamwork, and social networks.

The Psychology of Humor

The Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Jon E. Roeckelein
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Provides a current and comprehensive review of the literature on humor in psychology, gives terminological distinctions, traces the evolution of humor, and explains theoretical and methodological aspects of humor.

The Humor Code

The Humor Code
  • Author : Peter McGraw,Joel Warner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 April 2014
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Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, a scientist and a journalist travel the globe to discover the secret behind what makes things funny, questioning countless experts, including Louis C.K., along the way.

The Primer of Humor Research

The Primer of Humor Research
  • Author : Victor Raskin
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 06 November 2008
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The book is intended to provide a definitive view of the field of humor research for both beginning and established scholars in a variety of fields who are developing an interest in humor and need to familiarize themselves with the available body of knowledge. Each chapter of the book is devoted to an important aspect of humor research or to a disciplinary approach to the field, and each is written by the leading expert or emerging scholar in that area.

The Psychology of Humor at Work

The Psychology of Humor at Work
  • Author : Christopher Robert
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 19 December 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe Psychology of Humor at Work

This is the first book to look at the psychological processes that enable humor to affect people and teams in the workplace. It recognizes that humor plays many roles beyond making people feel happier and more productive, and acknowledges humor’s potential darker side as well. Bringing together a small but growing field of study, the book features chapters around core psychological topics such perception, creativity and stress, while also addressing organizational issues such as leadership, teamwork, and social networks.

Humor and Laughter

Humor and Laughter
  • Author : Hugh Foot
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 July 2017
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Humor and laughter play a vital part in our everyday social encounters. This book is concerned with the exploration of the psychology of humor and laughter by the foremost professional researchers in these areas. It examines the major theoretical perspectives underlying current approaches and it draws together for the first time the main empirical work done over the course of this century. Peter Berks brings this story up to the moment.The two major parts of the book deal with

Humor and Chinese Culture

Humor and Chinese Culture
  • Author : Xiaodong Yue
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 July 2017
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This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions of humor and discusses empirical studies that were conducted to examine such differences. It also discusses the cultural origin and empirical evidence of the Chinese ambivalence about humor and presents empirical findings that illustrate its