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The Impact of Humor on Energy, Tension, Task Choices, and Attributions: Exploring Hypotheses from Toughness Theory

  title={The Impact of Humor on Energy, Tension, Task Choices, and Attributions: Exploring Hypotheses from Toughness Theory},
  author={Richard A. Dienstbier},

When humor is a matter of heart: Effects on emotional state and interbeat interval

ABSTRACT Previous studies demonstrated that exposure to humor has beneficial effects on psychological well-being. In the present work, we investigated the behavioral and psychophysiological effects

Understanding the effects of (dis)similarity in affiliative and aggressive humor styles between supervisor and subordinate on LMX and energy

Abstract Prior studies on humor have primarily focused on the effects of either leader or subordinate humor styles and thus have neglected the influence of (dis)similarity in humor styles between

The Use of Humor in Psychotherapy: Views of Practicing Psychotherapists

ABSTRACT Clinicians hold diverse views about the appropriateness and effectiveness of introducing humor into the process of psychotherapy. The goal of this qualitative phenomenological study was to

Predictive Power of Humor Types in Explaining Leadership Styles in Different Organizations

Research Article Purpose – Humor could act as a therapeutic agent for the employees by creating an entertaining environment. It is also considered as a valuable administrative tool to increase

Examining Humor Events at Work

This Chapter puts humor under the scientific lens to understand how a typical humor event unfolds. In doing so, the Chapter reviews humor theories and research and develops the Workplace Humor Events

Fun at work affect task performance in manufacturing companies

Manufacturing industries is one of the largest contributors to Malaysian economy. It has direct and significant contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) and job creation, and provides crucial


This study demonstrates how digital content, engagement strategies, and influence tactics inspire social media communities to embrace B2B marketers seeking their advocacy. Using grounded theory in



Arousal and physiological toughness: implications for mental and physical health.

The toughness concept suggests an opposition between effective short- and long-term coping, with implications for effective therapies and stress-inoculating life-styles.

The moderator-mediator variable distinction in social psychological research: conceptual, strategic, and statistical considerations.

This article seeks to make theorists and researchers aware of the importance of not using the terms moderator and mediator interchangeably by carefully elaborating the many ways in which moderators and mediators differ, and delineates the conceptual and strategic implications of making use of such distinctions with regard to a wide range of phenomena.

Der Witz und seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten

The Role of Arousal and Hemispheric Lateralization in Humor

The interdisciplinary focus of these two volumes underscores the fact that humor can be explained or discussed from many different vantage points. This diversity is essential to the ultimate

Arousal and Reinforcement

Uses and Effects of Humor in Educational Ventures

Significance and Remembrance: The Role of Neuromodulatory Systems

In rats and mice, posttraining administration of hormones such as epinephrine that are normally released by training experiences enhances subsequent retention and findings of recent experiments indicate that these treatments affect memory by influencing the release of norepinephrine within the amygdaloid complex.

Mood, misattribution, and judgments of well-being: Informative and directive functions of affective states.

Les auteurs cherchent a savoir si l'humeur dans lequel le sujet se trouve au moment ou on lui demande d'evaluer sa satisfaction existentielle, influence precisement ces evaluations

Humor Content Preferences and the Relief of Experimentally Aroused Aggression

Summary Previous research on the relationship between humor and aggression produced contradictory and inconclusive results. The present study differentiated effects of threatening, aggressive humor

Handbook of Emotions

Part 1. Interdisciplinary Foundations. R.C. Solomon, The Philosophy of Emotions. P.N. Stearns, History of Emotions: Issues of Change and Impact. J.E. Stets, J.H. Turner, The Sociology of Emotions. J.