en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humor_research

Humor research (also humor studies) is a multifaceted field which enters the domains of linguistics, history, and literature. Research in humor has been done to understand the psychological and ..... The scientific support for the physical benefits of humor are somewhat sparse, and the findings .... Journal of Leisure Research.

www.psych.upenn.edu/~baron/humor.html

This site is a member of the Science Humor Webring, despite the fact that psychology isn't really a science. More information at the bottom of the page.

www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/the-science-of-humor-is-no-laughing-matter

Mar 31, 2017 ... Laugh it up! Humor is universal across human cultures — and fuels psychological research on everything from social perception to emotion ...

www.nrpa.org/globalassets/journals/jlr/2003/volume-35/jlr-volume-35-number-2-pp-152-162.pdf

concluded that humor could induce positive psychological changes that are at ... Address correspondence to Attila Szabo, Ph.D., School of Science, The Nottingham ... to the meager knowledge about the benefits of other accessible leisure ac-.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2762283

However, the scientific evidence of the benefits of using humor on various health .... to the study of laughter: toward an integration with positive psychology.

www.questia.com/magazine/1G1-86505433/humor-as-a-therapeutic-recreation-intervention-therapeutic

Long have people suspected that humor provides real psychological and ... and justification for including humor in therapeutic recreation programs is stronger.

psychology.stackexchange.com/questions/5625/how-does-our-brain-consider-something-to-be-funny

Psychological theories of humor are a growing area of research. I attended a seminar on it for a day as an undergraduate myself, but dropped it ...

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-humor-code/201109/the-importance-humor-research

Sep 14, 2011 ... In comparison, psychological research on humor is just getting cracking. ... Sure, Freud took a stab at it, but he didn't have the scientific tools to ...

www.degruyter.com/view/j/humr

HUMOR. International Journal of Humor Research. Editor-in-Chief: Ford, ..... mathematics, health and medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology, and  ...