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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laughter

A general theory that explains laughter is called the relief theory. ... most people find it unpleasant, being tickled often causes heavy ...

www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2011/05/13/5_leading_theories_for_why_we_laugh_and_the_jokes_that_prove_them_wrong.html

May 13, 2011 ... There are a lot of theories, like this one, thattry to explain why we find things funny. ... into whatis now called the Incongruity-Resolution theory: People laugh ... a cleverly constructed punch-line causes the listener toreconsider ...

socialpsychonline.com/2016/04/psychology-of-humor-funny-comedy

Apr 5, 2016 ... Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. ... Basically, the idea is that we' re going to say something is funny as long as it makes someone laugh, ... One theory of the psychology of humor that's been gaining a lot of ...

plato.stanford.edu/entries/humor

Nov 20, 2012 ... Although most people value humor, philosophers have said little about it, and what ... Three traditional theories of laughter and humor are examined, along with the .... That makes us alert to signs that we are winning or losing.

www.creativitypost.com/psychology/what_we_laugh_at_and_why_we_laugh

Jul 27, 2012 ... So he created LaughLab, a website where people could go to ... What's interesting is that humor theories mostly ignore what makes us laugh.

ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/599/html

Why We Laugh and What Makes Us Laugh: 'The Enigma of Humor' ... There are four competing theories that explain humor, each of which argues that all ... Aristotle explained that comedy is “an imitation of men worse than average; worse, ...

www.richardwiseman.com/LaughLab/super.html

Well, according to one theory of humour, we laugh because these types of situations make us feel superior to other people. The person who tripped over the  ...

www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200011/the-science-laughter

Nov 1, 2000 ... I thought it was high time that we actually observed laughing people and ... Clearly, women seek men who make them laugh, and men are ...

www.timoroso.com/philosophy/writings/sketches/2006-04-09-henri-bergsons-theory-of-laughter

Apr 9, 2006 ... His intention is to analyze the things that make us laugh in order to find ... Comedy is necessarily human: we laugh at people or the things they ...