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The sense of humor : Explorations of a personality characteristic


Ruch, Willibald (2010). The sense of humor : Explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: de Gruyter.

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This volume brings together the current approaches to the definition and measurement of the sense of humor and its components. It provides both an overview of historic approaches and a compendium of current humor inventories and humor traits that have been studied. Presenting the only available overview and analysis of this significant facet of human behavior, this volume will interest researchers from the fields of humor and personality studies as well as those interested in the clinical or abstract implications of the subject.

Abstract

This volume brings together the current approaches to the definition and measurement of the sense of humor and its components. It provides both an overview of historic approaches and a compendium of current humor inventories and humor traits that have been studied. Presenting the only available overview and analysis of this significant facet of human behavior, this volume will interest researchers from the fields of humor and personality studies as well as those interested in the clinical or abstract implications of the subject.

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Item Type:Monograph
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Psychology
Dewey Decimal Classification:150 Psychology
Language:English
Date:December 2010
Deposited On:19 Mar 2009 15:25
Last Modified:10 Nov 2017 15:11
Publisher:de Gruyter
Series Name:Humour research
Volume:3
Number of Pages:498
ISBN:978-3-11-080460-7
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/5472?rskey=S4Q5U5&result=1
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