The Psychology of Humor

Written By Rod A. Martin
The Psychology of Humor
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 July 2010
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
  • Pages : 464 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Psychology of Humor by author: Rod A. Martin which was release on 27 July 2010 and published by Elsevier with total page 464 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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

The Psychology of Humor

The Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Rod A. Martin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : 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 ...

The Psychology of Humor

The Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Rod A. Martin,Thomas Ford
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-14
  • Total pages : 548
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : 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 ...

Studyguide for the Psychology of Humor

Studyguide for the Psychology of Humor
  • Author : Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • Publisher : Cram101
  • Release Date : 2013-05
  • Total pages : 118
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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The Linguistics of Humor

The Linguistics of Humor
  • Author : Salvatore Attardo
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-06-25
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : This book is the first comprehensive and systematic introduction to the linguistics of humor, exploring not only theoretical linguistic analyses, but also topics from applied linguistics. It will be a valuable resource for students from advanced undergraduate level upwards, particularly those coming to linguistics from related disciplines....

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures
  • Author : Laura Little
  • Publisher : Law & Current Affairs
  • Release Date : 2018-12-03
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : Few people associate law books with humor. Yet the legal world--in particular the American legal system--is itself frequently funny. Indeed, jokes about the profession are staples of American comedy. And there is actually humor within the world of law too: both lawyers and judges occasionally strive to be funny to ...

Creativity and Humor

Creativity and Humor
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-28
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : Creativity and Humor provides an overview of the intersection of how humor influences creativity and how creativity can affect humor. The book's chapters speak to the wide reach of creativity and humor with different topics, such as play, culture, work, education, therapy, and social justice covered. As creativity and humor ...

Encyclopedia of Humor Studies

Encyclopedia of Humor Studies
  • Author : Salvatore Attardo
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-02-25
  • Total pages : 984
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : The Encyclopedia of Humor Studies explores the concept of humor in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. This work’s scope encompasses the humor of children, adults, and even nonhuman primates throughout the ages, from crude jokes and simple slapstick to sophisticated word play and ironic ...

Using Humor to Maximize Learning

Using Humor to Maximize Learning
  • Author : Mary Kay Morrison
  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : What is humor exactly? How do you use it to maximize learning? If it is so important, why is it rarely mentioned in teacher preparation without some clues for finding and using it? The purpose of this book is to affirm, sustain, and encourage educators in the practice of humor ...

Health Psychology

Health Psychology
  • Author : Catherine A. Sanderson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 698
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : Examines how psychological states influence physical health in a variety of ways including how psychological factors influence engaging in health-promoting behaviors, developing illness and managing illness. This book is organized around fundamental psychological theories and issues. * A strong emphasis on research, including an entire chapter devoted solely to research methods. * ...

Laughter in Interaction

Laughter in Interaction
  • Author : Mary Ruth Thompson Zdrojkowski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 556
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Post socialist Jokes in Estonia

Post socialist Jokes in Estonia
  • Author : Liisi Laineste
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America

Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Bibliographic Index

Bibliographic Index
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 26
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Laugh and Learn

Laugh and Learn
  • Author : Doni Tamblyn
  • Publisher : Amacom Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : Homour can be a valuable resource in the learning environment. It is easy to bring creativity, entertainment, emotion and even some laughs to almost any educational setting. This text aims to help trainers loosen up and create memorable training programmes....

First Hand

First Hand
  • Author : Judith Arlene Bookbinder,Sheila Gallagher
  • Publisher : Boston College Museum of Art
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780080465999
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Summary : During the nineteenth century Joseph Becker and thirteen of his colleagues served as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. These Special Artists, as they were called, drew and sent back for publication images detailing the Civil War and the Indian Wars, the construction of the railroads and the transatlantic telegraph ...