The effect of laughter on evaluation of a slapstick movie.

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If we laugh at a ]oke we are likely to think it funny, and funnier situations are expected to cause more laughter and more positive judgments (Calvert, 1949, Zigler, Levme, & Could, 1966) Common sense and psychological theories (Rosenberg, 1^0) suggest that a person's attitudes (evaluations) and emotional reactions are hkely to be consistent But does this… (More)

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@article{Leventhal1970TheEO, title={The effect of laughter on evaluation of a slapstick movie.}, author={Howard L Leventhal and W J Mace}, journal={Journal of personality}, year={1970}, volume={38 1}, pages={16-30} }