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The psychology of laughter and comedy

J. Y. T. Greig

The psychology of laughter and comedy

by J. Y. T. Greig

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Published by Cooper Square Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Laughter.,
  • Comic, The.,
  • Wit and humor -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Y. T. Greig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF575.L3 G7 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5298610M
    ISBN 100815402953
    LC Control Number72079198

    Glenn is a book on laughter in interaction, looking at laughter from a conversation analysis perspective. Furthermore, some review articles have summarized pertinent issues within the research on laughter: regarding the morphology, Ruch and Ekman (cited under Morphology of Laughter) describes the morphological features of laughter in. Research has shown that the health benefits of laughter are far-ranging. Studies so far have shown that laughter can help relieve pain, bring greater happiness, and even increase immunity. Positive psychology names the propensity for laughter and sense of humor as .

      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Humor is defined as “the tendency of particular cognitive responses to provoke laughter, physical reaction, and provide amusement.”Humor is experienced across all ages and cultures. In positive psychology, humor is studied in a variety of functions, particularly as a coping mechanism and as a character strength in the broaden-and-build . 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. AATH Book Award for Humor/Laughter Research category!

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Whether overheard in a crowded restaurant, punctuating the enthusiastic chatter of friends, or as the noisy guffaws on a TV laugh track, laughter is a fundamental part of everyday life.

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Volitional Laughter. Not all laughter is innately reactive in origin however. Some laughter is entirely volitional. Potentially, people can choose to 'fake' a laugh if and when they like. Like reactive laughter however, social norms temper the tendency to do this, as to laugh inexplicably can be interpreted as being unusual at best, or mad at.

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Generally, in psychology, we aren't too worried whether our participants feel odd, exposed and uncomfortable, but studying laughter may force us to try and use more natural laughing situations.

The introduction by the editors, Pierre Destrée and Franco V. Trivigno, explains the organization of the book in three sections, on the psychology of laughter, the norms that govern humor, and the way philosophers make use of humor in their works.

Laughter is like a windshield wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going. – Gérard Jugnot Being done with my candidacy exam, having Thursday and Friday of school cancelled, watching a video of a cat with its head stuck in a plastic cup, I can’t help laughing.

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