Humor

Works consisting of jokes and facetiae relating to a subject.
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2016
Review
2016
Satire is an attractive subject in deception detection research: it is a type of deception that intentionally incorporates cues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Humor is a hallmark of human discourse. People use it to relieve stress and to facilitate social bonding, as well as for pure… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
A number of recent hypotheses have attempted to explain the ultimate evolutionary origins of laughter and humor. However most of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Humor plays an essential role in many facets of human life including psychological, social, and somatic functioning. Recently… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This study explored relationships between sense of humor, stress, and coping strategies. Undergraduate students (N=258) from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Humor, a unique human characteristic, is critical in thought, communication and social interaction. Successful jokes involve a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Humor therapy and the related mirthful laughter are suggested to have preventive and healing effects. Although these… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
This article presents a general theory of humor elicitation that specifies the conditions in which humor is experienced in both… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Previous research has indicated that one's sense of humor serves as a moderator of the deleterious effects of negative stressful… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Verbal humor deficits were investigated in right-hemisphere-damaged patients. It was hypothesized that the appreciation of jokes… (More)
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