Relationship between humor and proposed punishment for crimes: Beware of humorous people

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It was hypothesized that appreciation of the structural basis and of sexual content in humor is related to punitiveness in different ways. Sixty-eight male subjects served as lay judges and stipulated what would be the just minimum and maximum punishment of committing one of 25 criminal acts and filled in scales relating to humor appreciation, conservatism… (More)

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@inproceedings{Ruch2016RelationshipBH, title={Relationship between humor and proposed punishment for crimes: Beware of humorous people}, author={Willibald Ruch and Peter Busse}, year={2016} }