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.


Humour (British English), also spelt as humor is the tendency of experiences to provoke ... Non-satirical humour can be specifically termed droll humour or recreational .... Previous research on humour and psychological well-being show that .... Others examined results of this movement while focusing around the science of ...


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


Results: Two studies on humor interventions and 11 studies on humor assessment ... who concluded that humor as a complex psychological phenomenon needs to be ... Implementation concepts of humor and the scientific evaluation of their ...... implementing social and recreational activity into case- managed home care.


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


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a recreation for the fatigued, a beneficent check to the strenu- ous, a shield to the ... restate more explicitly the psychological nature of humor. II. GROUPING OF ...


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 ...


Humor research draws upon a wide range of academic disciplines including ... 689 articles with impact on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists. ... approaches to the psychology of Harington's humor, we historicize Harington ..... In nurse-peer interactions, this visceral humor was sometimes recreational; ...