Verbal play as a discourse resource in the social interactions of older and younger communication pairs.
- PsychologyJournal of interactional research in communication disorders
While older participants engaged in more complex, extended, and reciprocal episodes that supported the social nature of communicative interactions, younger participants were more likely to engage in verbal play episodes for the purpose of successful task completion.
Effect of Workplace Laughter Groups on Personal Efficacy Beliefs
- PsychologyThe Journal of Primary Prevention
Employees demonstrated a significant increase in several different aspects of self-efficacy, including self-regulation, optimism, positive emotions, and social identification, and they maintained these gains at follow-up.
ÖZEL YETENEKLİ ÖĞRENCİLER İLE NORMAL GELİŞİM GÖSTEREN ÖĞRENCİLERİNİN MİZAH TARZLARININ KARŞILAŞTIRILMASI
- ASYA STUDIES
A QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ON THE USE OF HUMOR IN TURKISH TEACHING IN SECONDARY SCHOOL
- EducationPsycho-Educational Research Reviews
This research aims to determine the use of humor in Turkish classes in secondary schools. To this end, firstly, the humorous elements in the Turkish textbooks were examined, and then Turkish…
Spor Bilimleri Fakültesi Öğrencilerinin Mizah Tarzı Düzeylerinin İncelenmesi: Aydın Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Örneği
Keeping the Engine Running: Wellness and Attrition Perceptions in New Professionals
- PsychologyJournal of Student Affairs Research and Practice
New student affairs professionals are critical for higher education and yet institutions continue to suffer attrition rates as high as 60%. Using cross-sectional survey, this study measured…
‘Our members are growing up!’: contradictions in ageing talk within a lifelong learning institute
- EducationAgeing and Society
Abstract Whether encouraging successful ageing or labelling one as a stereotypical senior citizen, messages surrounding ageing pervade the daily lives of older adults. However, as a social status,…
Tourism and on-site humour: a perspective article
- BusinessTourism Review
Purpose This paper aims to outline major theoretical concepts relating to the tourism-humour relationship and provide commentary on opportunities for further research in this area. …
Older Parents’ and Middle-Aged Children’s Communication as Predictors of Children’s Successful Aging
- PsychologyJournal of Language and Social Psychology
The communicative ecology model of successful aging (CEMSA) examines how people’s language and communication surrounding the aging process (e.g., making age-related excuses) predicts successful…
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