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Humor and laughter : theory, research, and applications

Author: Antony J Chapman; Hugh C Foot
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J., U.S.A. : Transaction Publishers, ©1996.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antony J Chapman; Hugh C Foot
ISBN: 1560008377 9781560008378
OCLC Number: 32821464
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Wiley, ©1976.
Description: xxx, 348 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cognitive-developmental analysis of humour / Thomas R. Shultz --
Incongruity, problem-solving and laughter / Mary K. Rothbart --
Incongruity and funniness : towards a new descriptive model / Gören Nerhardt --
Superiority, enhanced self-esteem, and perceived incongruity humour theory / Lawrence La Fave, Jay Haddad and William A. Maesen --
Disposition theory of humour and mirth / Dolf Zillmann and Joanne R. Cantor --
Physiological and verbal indices of arousal in rated humour / Michael Godkewitsch --
Cognitive aspects of humour in social interaction : a model and some linguistic data / Howard Giles [and others] --
Social aspects of humorous laughter / Antony J. Chapman --
Social responsiveness of young children in humorous situations / Hugh C. Foot and Antony J. Chapman --
Comedians and comic style / Howard R. Pollio and John W. Edgerly --
Humour as creative experience : the development of a Hollywood humorist / William F. Fry, Jr. and Melanie Allen --
Calypso humour in Trinidad / James M. Jones and Hollis V. Liverpool --
Wit and humour in mass communication / Charles R. Gruner --
Freudian humour : the eupsychia of everyday life / Walter E. O'Connell --
Use and abuse of humour in psychotherapy / Harvey Mindess.
Responsibility: Antony J. Chapman and Hugh C. Foot, editors ; with a new introduction by Peter Derks.
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