An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor, PDF, provides a concise and accessible overview of psychologists’ research on humor. Drawing on research from a range of psychological perspectives, from cognitive and biological to social and developmental, the ebook assesses factors that affect our comprehension, detection, liking, and use of humor.
Throughout the ebook, theories and paradigms of humor are examined, with every chapter devoted to a distinct field of psychological research. Covering topics including humor development in older adults and children, cross-cultural psychology and humor’s functions in the workplace, humor’s effectiveness in advertisements, the ebook addresses the challenges psychologists face in defining and studying humor in spite of it being a universal and often daily experience.
Featuring a wealth of student-friendly features, including learning objectives and classroom activities, An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor is a must-read for all students of humor.
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