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Papousek, Ilona; Ruch, Willibald; Rominger, Christian; Kindermann, Elisabeth; Scheidl, Katharina; Schulter, Günter; Fink, Andreas; Weiss, Elisabeth M (2017). The use of bright and dark types of humour is rooted in the brain. Scientific Reports, 7:42967.

Gander, Fabian; Proyer, René T; Ruch, Willibald (2017). A Placebo-Controlled Online Study on Potential Mediators of a Pleasure-Based Positive Psychology Intervention: The Role of Emotional and Cognitive Components. Journal of Happiness Studies:Epub ahead of print.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, René T; Platt, Tracey; Gander, Fabian (2017). Assessing Dispositions Toward Ridicule and Laughter in the Workplace: Adapting and Validating the PhoPhiKat-9 Questionnaire. Frontiers in Psychology:8:714.

Martínez-Martí, María Luisa; Ruch, Willibald (2017). Character strengths predict resilience over and above positive affect, self-efficacy, optimism, social support, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. Journal of Positive Psychology, 12(2):110-119.

Ruch, Willibald; Heintz, Sonja (2017). Experimentally Manipulating Items Informs on the (Limited) Construct and Criterion Validity of the Humor Styles Questionnaire. Frontiers in Psychology:8:616.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer (2017). Fostering humor. In: Proctor, C. Positive psychology interventions in practice. New York: Springer, 65-80.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2017). Laughter and Smiling in 16 Positive Emotions. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing:Epub ahead of print.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer (2017). Psychologie, Medizin, Hirnforschung. In: Wirth, Uwe. Handbuch der Komik. Stuttgart: Springer, 89-101.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, René T (2017). Stärkenorientierte Ansätze. In: Frank, Renate. Therapieziel Wohlbefinden. Berlin: Springer, 109-119.

Martínez-Martí, María Luisa; Ruch, Willibald (2017). The Relationship Between Orientations to Happiness and Job Satisfaction One Year Later in a Representative Sample of Employees in Switzerland. Journal of Happiness Studies, 18(1):1-15.

Gander, Fabian; Proyer, René T; Ruch, Willibald (2017). The Subjective Assessment of Accomplishment and Positive Relationships: Initial Validation and Correlative and Experimental Evidence for Their Association with Well-Being. Journal of Happiness Studies, 18(3):743-764.

Ruch, Willibald; Bruntsch, Richard; Wagner, Lisa (2017). The role of character traits in economic games. Personality and Individual Differences, 108:186-190.

Proyer, Rene T; Gander, Fabian; Wellenzohn, Sara; Ruch, Willibald (2016). Addressing the role of personality, ability, and positive and negative affect in positive psychology interventions: Findings from a randomized intervention based on the authentic happiness theory and extensions. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11(6):609-621.

Ruch, Willibald; Gander, Fabian (2016). Charakterstärken und Wohlbefinden bei der Arbeit: Wann der Job zur Berufung wird. Wirtschaftspsychologie Aktuell, (3):45-48.

Wellenzohn, Sara; Proyer, René T; Ruch, Willibald (2016). How do positive psychology interventions work? A short-term placebo-controlled humor-based study on the role of the time focus. Personality and Individual Differences, 96:1-6.

Wellenzohn, Sara; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2016). Humor-based online positive psychology interventions: A randomized placebo-controlled long-term trial. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11(6):584-594.

Dupont, Stéphane; Çakmak, Hüseyin; Curran, Will; Dutoit, Thierry; Hofmann, Jennifer; McKeown, Gary; Pietquin, Olivier; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald; Urbain, Jérôme (2016). Laughter research: a review of the ILHAIRE project. In: Esposito, A; Chain, L C. Toward Robotic Socially Believable Behaving Systems - Volume I. New York: Springer, 147-181.

Proyer, Rene T; Gander, Fabian; Wellenzohn, Sara; Ruch, Willibald (2016). Nine beautiful things: A self-administered online positive psychology intervention on the beauty in nature, arts, and behaviors increases happiness and ameliorates depressive symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences, 94:189-193.

Gander, Fabian; Proyer, René T; Ruch, Willibald (2016). Positive Psychology Interventions Addressing Pleasure, Engagement, Meaning, Positive Relationships, and Accomplishment Increase Well-Being and Ameliorate Depressive Symptoms: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Online Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:686.

Auerbach, Sarah; Ruch, Willibald; Fehling, Annette (2016). Positive emotions elicited by clowns and nurses: An experimental study in a hospital setting. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 2(1):14-24.

Weber, Marco; Wagner, Lisa; Ruch, Willibald (2016). Positive feelings at school: on the relationships between students’ character strengths, school-related affect, and school functioning. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17(1):341-355.

Heintz, Sonja; Ruch, Willibald (2016). Reply to Martin (2015): Why our conclusions hold. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 29(1):125-129.

Ruch, Willibald; Gander, Fabian; Platt, Tracey; Hofmann, Jennifer (2016). Team roles: Their relationships to character strengths and job satisfaction. Journal of Positive Psychology:Epub ahead of print.

Chen, Guo-Hai; Ruch, Willibald; Li, Yan-Na (2016). Temperamental basis of sense of humor: validating the state-trait-cheerfulness-inventory in Mainland China. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 29(1):77-97.

Ruch, Willibald; Heintz, Sonja (2016). The German version of the Humor Styles Questionnaire: Psychometric properties and overlap with other styles of humor. Europe's Journal of Psychology, 12(3):434-455.

Platt, Tracey; Wagner, Lisa; Ruch, Willibald (2016). The association between class clown dimensions, school experiences and accomplishment. Learning & Individual Differences, 51:327-332.

Ruch, Willibald; Heintz, Sonja (2016). The virtue gap in humor: Exploring benevolent and corrective humor. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 2(1):35-45.

Bruntsch, Richard; Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald (2016). Virgin soil in irony research: Personality, humor, and the “sense of irony”. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 2(1):25-34.

Proyer, Rene T; Gander, Fabian; Wellenzohn, Sara; Ruch, Willibald (2015). Strengths-based positive psychology interventions: a randomized placebo-controlled online trial on long-term effects for a signature strengths- vs. a lesser strengths-intervention. Frontiers in Psychology:6:456.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2015). Mapping strengths into virtues: the relation of the 24 VIA-strengths to six ubiquitous virtues. Frontiers in Psychology:6:460.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2015). Individual differences in gelotophobia predict responses to joy and contempt. SAGE Open, 5(2):1-12.

Heintz, Sonja; Ruch, Willibald (2015). An examination of the convergence between the conceptualization and the measurement of humor styles: A study of the construct validity of the Humor Styles Questionnaire. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 28(4):611-633.

Wagner, Lisa; Ruch, Willibald (2015). Attribute des Lachens: Ein lexikalischer Ansaz. Zeitschrift für Semiotik:109-127.

Güsewell, Angelika; Ruch, Willibald (2015). Character Strengths Profiles of Musicians and Non-Musicians. Journal of Arts and Humanities, 4:online.

Singh, Kamlesh; Ruch, Willibald; Junnarkar, Mohita (2015). Effect of the demographic variables and psychometric properties of the personal well-being index for school children in india. Child Indicators Research, 8(3):571-585.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald (2015). Gibt es ein Lachen der Schadenfreude? Zeitschrift für Semiotik:55-79.

Wagner, Lisa; Ruch, Willibald (2015). Good character at school: Positive classroom behavior mediates the link between character strengths and school achievement. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:24.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald (2015). Humor stärkt mich. ASP-SPV-Info, (138):5-11.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey (2015). Individual differences in gelotophobia and responses to laughter-eliciting emotions. Personality and Individual Differences, 72:117-121.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald; Niewiadomski, Radoslaw; Urbain, Jerôme (2015). The influence of a virtual companion on amusement when watching funny films. Motivation & Emotion, 39(3):434-447.

Ďurka, Róbert; Ruch, Willibald (2015). The location of three dispositions towards ridicule in the five-factor personality model in the population of Slovak adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 72:177-181.

Harzer, Claudia; Ruch, Willibald (2015). The relationships of character strengths with coping, work-related stress, and job satisfaction. Frontiers in Psychology:6:165.

Proyer, Rene T; Wellenzohn, Sara; Gander, Fabian; Ruch, Willibald (2015). Toward a better understanding of what makes positive psychology interventions work : predicting happiness and depression from the person × intervention fit in a follow-up after 3.5 years. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 7(1):108-128.

Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey; Hofmann, Jennifer; Niewiadomski, Radoslaw; Urbain, Jerôme; Mancini, Maurizio; Dupont, Stephane (2014). Gelotophobia and the challenges of implementing laughter into virtual agents interactions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience:8:928.

Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2014). 3 WD Humor Test. In: Attardo, Salvatore. Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 763-765.

Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald; Riemann, Rainer; Spinath, Frank M; Angleitner, Alois (2014). A twin study on humor appreciation: The importance of separating structure and content. Journal of Individual Differences, 35(3):130-136.

Güsewell, Angelika; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Are musicians particularly sensitive to beauty and goodness? Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(1):96-103.

Proyer, Rene T; Wellenzohn, Sara; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Character and dealing with laughter: The relation of self- and peer-reported strengths of character with gelotophobia, gelotophilia, and katagelasticism. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 148(1):113-132.

Martínez-Martí, María Luisa; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Character strengths and well-being across the life span: data from a representative sample of German-speaking adults living in Switzerland. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1253.

Ruch, Willibald; Weber, Marco; Park, Nansook; Peterson, Christopher (2014). Character strengths in children and adolescents. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 30(1):57-64.

Ruch, Willibald (2014). Cheerfulness. In: Michalos, Alex C. Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Dordrecht: Springer.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Cheerfulness, Seriousness, and Humor. In: Attardo, Salvatore. Encyclopedia of humor studies. Thousand Oaks: SAGE, 118-120.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer (2014). Factor analysis of humor items. In: Attardo, Salvatore. Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. Thousand Oaks: SAGE, 227-228.

Ruch, Willibald; Heintz, Sonja (2014). Factor analysis of humor scales. In: Attardo, Salvatore. Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. Thousand Oaks: SAGE, 228-231.

Kamble, Shanmukh Vasant; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Gelotophobia in India: The assessment of the fear of being laughed at with the Kannada Version of the GELOPH <15>. Psychological Studies, 59(4):337-344.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey; Auerbach, Sarah (2014). Humor als Ressource im Alter: Zur Fähigkeit, über sich selber lachen zu können. Pro Alter:49-51.

Ruch, Willibald; McGhee, Paul E (2014). Humor intervention programs. In: Schueller, S M; Parks, A C. Handbook of Positive Psychological Interventions. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 179-193.

Ďurka, Róbert; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Osobnosť typu D v populácii slovenských univerzitných študentov. Československa Psychologie, 58(1):62-71.

Proyer, Rene T; Gander, Fabian; Wellenzohn, Sara; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Positive psychology interventions in people aged 50–79 years: long-term effects of placebo-controlled online interventions on well-being and depression. Aging & Mental Health, 18(8):997-1005.

Berthold, Anne; Ruch, Willibald (2014). Satisfaction with life and character strengths of non-religious and religious people: it's practicing one's religion that makes the difference. Frontiers in Psychology:5:876.

Ruch, Willibald; Martínez-Martí, María Luisa; Heintz, Sonja; Brouwers, Symen A (2014). Short form of the orientations to happiness questionnaire for the german-speaking countries. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 73(4):225-234.

Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey (2014). Smiling and laughter: expressive patterns. In: Attardo, Salvatore. Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 702-705.

Carretero-Dios, Hugo; Benítez, Isabel; Delgado-Rico, Elena; Ruch, Willibald; López-Benítez, Raul (2014). Temperamental basis of sense of humor: The Spanish long form of the trait version of the State-Trait-Cheerfulness-Inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 68:77-82.

Ruch, Willibald; Heintz, Sonja (2014). Test measurements of humor. In: Attardo, Salvatore. Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 759-761.

Ruch, Willibald; Martínez-Martí, María Luisa; Proyer, Rene T; Harzer, Claudia (2014). The Character Strengths Rating Form (CSRF): Development and initial assessment of a 24-item rating scale to assess character strengths. Personality and Individual Differences, 68:53-58.

Proyer, Rene T; Gander, Fabian; Wellenzohn, Sara; Ruch, Willibald (2014). The European Football Championship as a Positive Festivity: Changes in Strengths of Character Before, During, and After the Euro 2008 in Switzerland. In: Marujo, Helena Águeda; Neto, Luis Miguel. Positive Nations and Communities: Vol. 6 Collective, Qualitative and Cultural-Sensitive Processes in Positive Psychology. Dordrecht, NL: Springer Netherlands, 119-134.

Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey; Hofmann, Jennifer (2014). The character strengths of class clowns. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1075.

Harzer, Claudia; Ruch, Willibald (2014). The role of character strengths for task performance, job dedication, interpersonal facilitation, and organizational support. Human Performance, 27(3):183-205.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey; Proyer, Rene T (2014). The state-of-the art in gelotophobia research: A review and some theoretical extensions. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 27(1):23-45.

Mancini, Maurizio; Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey; Volpe, Gualtiero; Varni, Giovanna; Glowinski, Donald; Ruch, Willibald; Camurri, Antonio (2013). Towards automated full body detection of laughter driven by human expert annotation. In: Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Geneva, 2 September 2013 - 5 September 2013, 757-762.

Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald; Huebner, E Scott (2013). Adaptation and initial validation of the german version of the Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale (German SLSS). European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 29(2):105-112.

Auerbach, Sarah; Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2013). An investigation of the emotions elicited by hospital clowns in comparison to circus clowns and nursing staff. European Journal of Humour Research, 1(3):26-54.

Ruch, Willibald; Harzer, Claudia; Proyer, Rene T (2013). Beyond being timid, witty, and cynical: big five personality characteristics of gelotophobes, gelotophiles, and katagelasticists. International Studies in Humour, 2(1):24-42.

Dionigi, Alberto; Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey (2013). Components and determinants of the shift between the own persona and the clown persona: A hierarchical analysis. European Journal of Humour Research, 1(4):58-80.

Proyer, Rene T; Meier, Lukas E; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2013). Dealing with laughter and ridicule in adolescence: relations with bullying and emotional responses. Social Psychology of Education, 16(3):399-420.

Ruch, Willibald; Wagner, Lisa (2013). Die Positive Psychologie bei Kindern und Jugendlichen: Charakterstärken und das gute Leben. Psychologie & Erziehung, 39(1):8-20.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey; Vuori, Andreas (2013). Die Stärken der Pfadi: Positives Erleben und positive Eigenschaften bei Kindern und Jugendlichen in Jugendverbänden. Psychologie & Erziehung, 39(1):22-31.

Platt, Tracey; Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2013). Duchenne display responses towards sixteen enjoyable emotions: Individual differences between no and fear of being laughed at. Motivation & Emotion, 37(4):776-786.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald (2013). Humor. In: Dunn, Carola S. Oxford Bibliographies Online. New York: Oxford University Press, online.

Ruch, Willibald; Heintz, Sonja (2013). Humour styles, personality and psychological well-being: What’s humour got to do with it? European Journal of Humour Research, 1(4):1-24.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer; Platt, Tracey (2013). Investigating facial features of four types of laughter in historic illustrations. European Journal of Humour Research, 1(1):99-118.

Chen, Hsueh-Chih; Chan, Yu-Chen; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2013). Laughing at others and being laughed at in Taiwan and Switzerland: A cross-cultural perspective. In: Davis, J M. Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times (Vol 2. of Humour in Chinese life and letters). Hong Kong, 215-229.

Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald; Littman-Ovadia, Hadassah; Lavy, Shiri; Gai, Or (2013). Relationships among higher-order strengths factors, subjective well-being, and general self-efficacy – The case of Israeli adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(3):322-327.

Buschor, Claudia; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2013). Self- and peer-rated character strengths: How do they relate to satisfaction with life and orientations to happiness? Journal of Positive Psychology, 8(2):116-127.

Samson, Andreas C; Huber, Oswald; Ruch, Willibald (2013). Seven decades after Hans Asperger’s observations: A comprehensive study of humor in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 26(3):441-460.

Gander, Fabian; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Wyss, Tobias (2013). Strength-Based positive interventions: further evidence for their potential in enhancing well-being and alleviating depression. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14(4):1241-1259.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Buschor, C (2013). Testing strengths-based interventions: a preliminary study on the effectiveness of a program targeting curiosity, gratitude, hope, humor, and zest for enhancing life satisfaction. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14(1):275-292.

Harzer, Claudia; Ruch, Willibald (2013). The application of signature character strengths and positive experiences at work. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14(3):965-983.

Littman-Ovadia, Hadassah; Potok, Yotam; Ruch, Willibald (2013). The relationship between vocational personalities and character strengths in adults. Psychology, 4(12):985-993.

Johnston, Claire S; Luciano, Eva C; Maggioria, Christian; Ruch, Willibald; Rossiera, Jérôme (2013). Validation of the German version of the Career Adapt-Abilities Scale and its relation to orientations to happiness and work stress. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 83(3):295-304.

Proyer, Rene T; Gander, Fabian; Wellenzohn, Sara; Ruch, Willibald (2013). What good are character strengths beyond subjective well-being? The contribution of the good character on self-reported health-oriented behavior, physical fitness, and the subjective health status. Journal of Positive Psychology, 8(3):222-232.

Hofmann, Jennifer; Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey (2012). The en- and decoding of schadenfreude laughter. Sheer joy expressed by a Duchenne laugh or emotional blend with a distinct morphological expression? In: Third Interdisciplinary Workshop on Laughter and other Non-Verbal Vocalisations in Speech, Dublin, 26 October 2012 - 27 October 2012, 8-9.

Proyer, Rene T; Sidler, Nicole; Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald (2012). A multi-method approach to studying the relationship between character strengths and vocational interests in adolescents. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 12(2):141-157.

Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer (2012). A temperament approach to humor. In: Gremigni, Paola. Humor and health promotion. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 79-112.

Proyer, Rene T; Estoppey, Stephanie; Ruch, Willibald (2012). An initial study on how families deal with ridicule and being laughed at: parenting styles and parent–child relations with respect to gelotophobia, gelotophilia, and katagelasticism. Journal of Adult Development, 19(4):228-237.

Güsewell, Angelika; Ruch, Willibald (2012). Are only emotional strengths emotional? Character strengths and disposition to positive emotions. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 4(2):218-239.

Güsewell, Angelika; Ruch, Willibald (2012). Are there multiple channels through which we connect with beauty and excellence? The Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(6):516-529.

Proyer, Rene T; Neukom, Marius; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2012). Assessing gelotophobia, gelotophilia, and katagelasticism in children: an initial study on how six to nine-year-olds deal with laughter and ridicule and how this relates to bullying and victimization. Child Indicators Research, 5(2):297-316.

Proyer, Rene T; Annen, H; Eggimann, N; Schneider, A; Ruch, Willibald (2012). Assessing the “good life” in a military context: how does life and work-satisfaction relate to orientations to happiness and career-success among swiss professional officers? Social Indicators Research, 106(3):577-590.

Delgado-Rico, Elena; Carretero-Dios, Hugo; Ruch, Willibald (2012). Content validity evidences in test development: an applied perspective. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology España, 12(3):449-460.

Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald; Hofmann, Jennifer; Proyer, Rene T (2012). Extreme fear of being laughed at: components of gelotophobia. The Israeli Journal of Humor Research, 1(1):86-106.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Chen, G H (2012). Gelotophobia: life satisfaction and happiness across cultures. Humor, 25(1):23-40.

Proyer, Rene T; Flisch, Rahel; Tschupp, Stefanie; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2012). How does psychopathy relate to humor and laughter? Dispositions toward ridicule and being laughed at, the sense of humor, and psychopathic personality traits. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 35(4):263-268.

Urbain, Jerôme; Niewiadomski, Radoslaw; Hofmann, Jennifer; Bantegnie, Emeline; Baur, Tobias; Berthouze, Nadia; Cakmak, Hüseyin; Cruz, Richard Thomas; Dupont, Stephane; Geist, Matthieu; Griffin, Harry; Lingenfelser, Florian; Mancini, Maurizio; McKeown, Gary; Miranda, Miguel; Pammi, Sathish; Pietquin, Olivier; Piot, Bilal; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald; Sharma, Abhishek; Volpe, Gualtiero; Wagner, Johannes (2012). Laugh machine. In: Pietquin, Oliver. Proceedings eNTERFACE’12. The 8th International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces, 2nd – 27th of July 2012. Metz, France: Supelec, 13-34.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Rodden, Frank A (2012). Letter on Shahidi et al. (2011): "Laughter Yoga versus group exercise program in elderly depressed women: a randomized controlled trial" I -- first things first! Caveats in research on "laughter yoga". International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(8):873-874.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Rodden, F A (2012). Letter on Shahidi et al. (2011): “Laughter Yoga versus group exercise program in elderly depressed women: A randomized controlled trial” I - First things first! Caveats in research on “Laughter Yoga”. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(8):873-874.

Ruch, Willibald; Harzer, Claudia (2012). Positive Psychologie. In: Kaudelka, Karin. Das Glück bei der Arbeit. Bielefeld: Transcript, 109-119.

Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey (2012). Separating content and structure in humor appreciation: The need for a bimodal model and support from research into aesthetics. In: Nijholt, Anton. Computational humor 2012: extended abstracts of the (3rd international) workshop on computational humor. Enschede: Centre for Telematics and Information Technology <Enschede>, 23-28.

Ujlaky, J; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2012). The fear of being laughed at in Hungary: assessing gelotophobia with the Hungarian version of the GELOPH <15>. In: Litovkina, A T; et al. Hungarian Humour. Krakow: Tertium Society for the Promotion of Language Studies, 271-283.

Gander, Fabian; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Wyss, T (2012). The good character at work: an initial study on the contribution of character strengths in identifying healthy and unhealthy work-related behavior and experience patterns. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 85(8):895-904.

Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald (2012). The role of a good character in 12-Year-Old school children: do character strengths matter in the classroom? Child Indicators Research, 5(2):317-334.

Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald (2012). The role of character strengths in adolescent romantic relationships: an initial study on partner selection and mates' life satisfaction. Journal of Adolescence, 35(6):1537-46.

Ruch, Willibald (2012). Towards a new structural model of the sense of humor: preliminary findings. Palo Alto, California: American Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Harzer, Claudia; Ruch, Willibald (2012). When the job is a calling: the role of applying one's signature strengths at work. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(5):362-371.

Ruch, Willibald (2011). Humor und Charakter. In: Wild, B. Humor in Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie. Stuttgart: Schattauer, 8-27.

Carretero-Dios, Hugo; Eid, M; Ruch, Willibald (2011). Analyzing multitrait-mulitmethod data with multilevel confirmatory factor analysis: an application to the validation of the State-Trait Cheerfulness Inventory. Journal of Research in Personality, 45(2):153-164.

Beermann, Ursula; Ruch, Willibald (2011). Can people really “laugh at themselves?”—experimental and correlational evidence. Emotion, 11(3):492-501.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T; et al (2011). Cheerfulness and everyday humorous conduct. In: Academia Română. Anarul institutului de istorie "George Bariţiu" din Cluj-Napoca = Yearbook of the "George Bariţiu" institute of history in Cluj-Napoca. Academia Română filiala Cluj-Napoca: Academia Română filiala Cluj-Napoca , 67-87.

Ruch, Willibald; Auerbach, Sarah (2011). Die vielen Gesichter des Humors. Informationen zur Deutschdidaktik, 35(2):18-27.

Orly, S; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2011). Gelotophobia in Israel: on the assessment of the fear of being laughed at. Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences, 48(1):12-18.

Ruch, Willibald; Rodden, F A; Proyer, Rene T (2011). Humor and other positive interventions in medical and therapeutic settings. In: Kirkcaldy, B D. The Art and Science of Health Care: Psychology and Human Factors for Practitioners. Göttingen: Hogrefe, 277-294.

Müller, L; Ruch, Willibald (2011). Humor and strengths of character. Journal of Positive Psychology, 6(5):368-376.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2011). Positive Interventionen: Stärkenorientierte Ansätze. In: Frank, R. Therapieziel Wohlbefinden : Ressourcen aktivieren in der Psychotherapie. Berlin: Springer, 83-92.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2011). Positive Psychologie: Grundlagen, Forschungsthemen und Anwendunge. Report Psychologie, 36:60-70.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2011). Positive Psychologie: Zum Glück geboren? In: Holenstein, A; Meyer Schweizer, R; Perrig-Chiello, P; Rusterholz, P; von Zimmermann, C; Wagner, A; Zwahlen, S M. Glück. Referate einer Vorlesungsreihe des Collegium generale der Universität Bern im Frühjahrssemester 2010. Bern: Haupt, 97-118.

Samson, Andrea C; Huber, Oswald; Ruch, Willibald (2011). Teasing, ridiculing and the relation to the fear of being laughed at in individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(4):475-483.

Stefanenko, E A; Ivanova, E M; Enikolopov, S N; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2011). The fear of being laughed at diagnostics: russian adaption of gelotophobia questionnair. Psychological Journal, 32(2):94-108.

Ruch, Willibald; Pedrini, P P; Ceschi, G; Proyer, Rene T; Samson, A C (2011). The fear of being laughed at in Switzerland: regional differences and the role of positive psychology. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 70(2):53-62.

Proyer, Rene T; Gander, Fabian; Wyss, T; Ruch, Willibald (2011). The relation of character strengths to past, present, and future life satisfaction among german-speaking women. Applied Psychology, 3(3):370-384.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2011). The virtuousness of adult playfulness: the relation of playfulness with strengths of character. Psychology of Well-Being, 1:4.

Ruch, Willibald (2011). Zwischen Lachen und Ausgelachtwerden: Einblicke in die Psychologie des Humors. Forschung & Lehre, (11):14-16.

Chen, H C; Chan, Y C; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2011). 被笑恐懼相關特質的測量與 信度及效度之評估. Psychological Testing, 58(1):119-145.

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

Brand, S; Beck, J; Hatzinger, M; Harbaugh, A; Ruch, Willibald; Holsboer-Trachsler, E (2010). Associations between satisfaction with life, burnout-related emotional and physical exhaustion, and sleep complaints. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 11(5):744-754.

Proyer, Rene T; Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2010). Self-conscious emotions and ridicule: Shameful gelotophobes and guilt free katagelasticists. Personality and Individual Differences, 49(1):54-58.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T; Weber, Marco (2010). Humor as a character strength among the elderly: Empirical findings on age-related changes and its contribution to satisfaction with life. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 43(1):13-18.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Müller, L (2010). Sense of humor among the elderly: Findings using the German version of the SHS. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 43(1):19-24.

Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2010). A lifetime of fear of being laughed at. An aged perspective. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 43(1):36-41.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2010). Dispositions towards ridicule and being laughed at: Current research on gelotophobia, gelotophilia, and katagelasticism (Editorial). Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 52(1):49-59.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2010). Enjoying and fearing laughter: Personality characteristics of gelotophobes, gelotophiles, and katagelasticists. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 52(2):148-160.

Carretero-Dios, Hugo; Ruch, Willibald; Agudelo, D; Platt, Tracey; Proyer, Rene T (2010). Fear of being laughed at and social anxiety: A preliminary psychometric study. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 52(1):108-124.

Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2010). Gelotophobia and age: Do disposition towards ridicule and being laughed at predict coping with age-related vulnerabilities? Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 52(2):231-244.

Hirsch, R D; Ruch, Willibald (2010). Heiterkeit und Humor im Alter: Ergebnisse aktueller Studien (Editorial). Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 43(1):5-7.

Carretero-Dios, Hugo; Ruch, Willibald (2010). Humor appreciation and sensation seeking: invariance of findings across culture and assessment instrument? Humor - International Journal of Humor Research, 23(4):427-445.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T; Weber, Marco (2010). Humor as a character strength among the elderly: Theoretical considerations. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 43(1):8-12.

Swami, V; Frederick, D A; Aavik, T; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2010). The Attractive Female Body Weight and Female Body Dissatisfaction in 26 Countries Across 10 World: Regions: Results of the International Body Project I. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(3):309-325.

Sarid, O; Melzer, I; Kurz, I; Shahar, D R; Ruch, Willibald (2010). The Effect of Helping Behavior and Physical Activity on Mood States and Depressive Symptoms of Elderly People. Clinical Gerontologist, 33(4):270-282.

Carretero-Dios, Hugo; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Rubio, V J (2010). The Spanish version of the GELOPH<15>: Properties of a questionnaire for the assessment of the fear of being laughed at. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology España, 10(2):345-357.

Chłopicki, Władysław; Radomska, A; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2010). The assessment of the fear of being laughed at in Poland: translation and first evaluation of the Polish GELOPH<15>. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 41(4):175-181.

Ruch, Willibald (2010). The double edge of humor. In: Bormans, L. World book of happiness. Singapore: Page One Publishing Ltd, 227-231.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T; Ventis, L (2010). The relationship of teasing in childhood to the expression of gelotophobia in adults. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 52(1):77-93.

Samson, A C; Thibault, P; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2010). The subjective assessment of the fear of being laughed at(gelotophobia): French adaptation of the GELOPH <15> questionnaire. Revue Europeenne de Psychologie Appliquee, 60(4):247-253.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T; Harzer, Claudia; Park, N; Peterson, C; Seligman, M E P (2010). Values in Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS): Adaptation and Validation of the German Version and the Development of a Peer-Rating Form. Journal of Individual Differences, 31(3):138-149.

Ruch, Willibald; Harzer, Claudia; Proyer, Rene T; Park, N; Peterson, C (2010). Ways to Happiness in German-Speaking Countries: The Adaptation of the German Version of the Orientations to Happiness Questionnaire in Paper-Pencil and Internet Samples. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 26(3):227-234.

Beermann, Ursula; Ruch, Willibald (2009). How virtuous is humor? What we can learn from current instruments. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4(6):528-539.

Park, N; Peterson, C; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Orientations to happiness and life satisfaction in twenty-seven nations. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4(4):273-279.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2009). Who fears being laughed at? The location of gelotophobia in the Eysenckian PEN-model of personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 46(5-6):627-630.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald; Ali, N S; Kovjanic, Snjezana; Thörn, Hanna (2009). Breaking ground in cross-cultural research on the fear of being laughed at (gelotophobia): A multi-national study involving 73 countries. Humor, 22(1/2):253-279.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2009). Extending the study of gelotophobia: On gelotophiles and katagelasticists. Humor, 22(1/2):183-212.

Ruch, Willibald (2009). Fearing humor? Gelotophobia: The fear of being laughed at Introduction and overview. Humor, 22(1/2):1-25.

Ruch, Willibald; Altfreder, O; Proyer, Rene T (2009). How do gelotophobes interpret laughter in ambiguous situations? An experimental validation of the concept. Humor, 22(1/2):63-89.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). How virtuous are gelotophobes? Self- and peer-reported character strengths among those who fear being laughed at. Humor, 22(1/2):145-163.

Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Intelligence and gelotophobia: The relations of self-estimated and psychometrically measured intelligence to the fear of being laughed at. Humor, 22(1/2):165-181.

Ruch, Willibald; Beermann, Ursula; Proyer, Rene T (2009). Investigating the humor of gelotophobes: Does feeling ridiculous equal being humorless? Humor, 22(1/2):111-143.

Forabosco, G; Ruch, Willibald; Nucera, P (2009). The fear of being laughed at among psychiatric patients. Humor, 22(1/2):233-251.

Proyer, Rene T; Hempelmann, C F; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Were they really laughed at? That much? Gelotophobes and their history of perceived derisibility. Humor, 22(1/2):213-231.

9th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter: Theory, research and applications (Program Book). Edited by: Carretero-Dios, Hugo; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Granada (Spain): Ediciones Sider.

Chen, Guo-hai; Liao, Chao-chi; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). A summary on research in gelotophobia. China Journal of Health Psychology, 17(7):893-895.

Ruch, Willibald (2009). Amusement. In: Sander, D; Scherer, K R. The Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences. New York: Oxford University Press, 27-28.

Führ, M; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Assessing the fear of being laughed at (gelotophobia): First evaluation of the Danish GELOPH<15>. Nordic Psychology, 61(2):62-73.

Sommer, K; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Cheerfulness. In: Lopez, Shane J. The encyclopedia of positive psychology. Malden, Mass., US: Wiley-Blackwell, 144-148.

Weber, Marco; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Das gute Leben bei Kindern und Jugendlichen. Psychologie & Erziehung, 35(1):24-39.

Platt, Tracey; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Gelotophobia and bullying: The assessment of the fear of being laughed at and its application among bullying victims. Psychology Science Quarterly, 51(2):135-147.

Kazarian, S S; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2009). Gelotophobia in the Lebanon: The Arabic Version of a Questionnaire for the Subjective Assessment of the Fear of Being Laughed at. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry, 20(1):42-56.

Papousek, I; Ruch, Willibald; Freudenthaler, H H; Kogler, E; Lang, B; Schulter, G (2009). Gelotophobia, emotion-related skills and responses to the affective states of others. Personality and Individual Differences, 47(1):58-63.

Beermann, Ursula; Ruch, Willibald (2009). How virtuous is humor? Evidence from everyday behavior. Humor, 22(4):395-417.

Ruch, Willibald (2009). Lachen und Auslachen. In: Kubitz, Peter Paul; Waz, Gerlinde; Zill, Rüdiger. Zum Lachen! Germany: Stiftung Deutsche Kinemathek, 21-33.

Beermann, Ursula; Gander, Fabian; Hiltebrand, D; Wyss, T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Laughing at oneself: Trait or state? In: Bänninger-Huber, E; Peham, D. Current and Future Perspectives in Facial Expression Research: Topics and Methodical Questions. Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 31-36.

Forabosco, G; Dore, M; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2009). Psicopatologia della paura di essere deriso: Un’indagine sulla gelotofobia in Italia. Giornale di Psicologia, 3(2):183-190.

Ruch, Willibald; Malcherek, J (2009). Sensation seeking, general aesthetic preferences, and humor appreciation as predictors of liking of the grotesque. Journal of Literary Theory, 3(2):333-351.

Hřebíčková, M; Ficková, E; Klementová, M; Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2009). Strach ze zesměšnění: Česká a slovenská verze dotazníku GELOPH 15 pro zjišťování gelotofobie. Ceskoslovenska Psychologie, 5:468-479.

Huber, T; Drack, P; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Sulky and angry laughter: The search for distinct facial displays. In: Bänninger-Huber, E; Peham, D. Current and Future Perspectives in Facial Expression Research: Topics and Methodical Questions. Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 38-44.

Drack, P; Huber, T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). The apex of happy laughter: A FACS-study with actors. In: Bänninger-Huber, E; Peham, D. Current and Future Perspectives in Facial Expression Research: Topics and Methodical Questions. Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 36-41.

Platt, Tracey; Ruch, Willibald (2009). The emotions of gelotophobes: Shameful, fearful, and joyless? Humor, 22(1/2):91-110.

Ruch, Willibald (2009). Unresolved issues in research on humour and laughter: The need for FACS-studies. In: Bänninger-Huber, E; Peham, D. Current and Future Perspectives in Facial Expression Research: Topics and Methodical Questions. Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 42-46.

Ruch, Willibald; Müller, L (2009). Wenn Heiterkeit Therapie wird. Geriatrie Praxis Österreich, 3:22-24.

Ruch, Willibald (2008). Psychology of humor. In: Raskin, V. The primer of humor research. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 17-100.

Rapp, A M; Wild, B; Erb, M; Rodden, Frank A; Ruch, Willibald; Grodd, W (2008). Trait cheerfulness modulates BOLD response in lateral cortical but not limbic brain areas—A pilot fMRI study. Neuroscience Letters, 445(3):242-245.

Harzer, Claudia (2008). Charakterstärken und ihr Zusammenhang mit Berufen und Interessen. In: Jungo, D; Ziehlmann, R; Ruch, Willibald. Das VIA-IS in der Laufbahnberatung. Bern: SDBB Verlag , 30-39.

Jungo, D; Ruch, Willibald; Zihlmann, R (2008). Das VIA-IS in der Laufbahnberatung. Bern: SDBB Verlag.

Brutsche, M H; Grossmann, P; Müller, R E; Wiegand, J; Pello, (Clown); Baty, F; Ruch, Willibald (2008). Impact of laughter on air trapping in severe chronic obstructive lung disease. Int. J. Chron. Obstruct. Pulmon. Dis., 3(1):185-192.

Ruch, Willibald (2008). Positive Psychologie und das Values in Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS). In: Jungo, D; Ziehlmann, R; Ruch, W. Das VIA-IS in der Laufbahnberatung. Bern: SDBB Verlag , 9-23.

Harzer, Claudia (2008). Profile verschiedener Berufe. In: Jungo, D; Ziehlmann, R; Ruch, Willibald. Das VIA-IS in der Laufbahnberatung. Bern: SDBB Verlag , 40-44.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T; Popa, D E (2008). The fear of being laughed at (gelotophobia) and personality. In: Institutului de Istorie “G Baritiu” din Cluj-Napoca. Anuarul Institutului de Istorie “G. Baritiu” din Cluj-Napoca. Cluj-Napoca: Institutului de Istorie Naţională, 53-68.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2008). The fear of being laughed at: Individual and group differences in gelotophobia. Humor - International Journal of Humor Research, 21(1):47-67.

Rapp, Alexander M; Wild, Barbara; Erb, Michael; Rodden, Frank A; Ruch, Willibald; Grodd, Wolfgang (2008). Trait cheerfulness modulates BOLD response in lateral cortical but not limbic brain areas - A pilot fMRI study. Neuroscience Letters, 445(3):242-245.

Ruch, Willibald; Proyer, Rene T (2008). Who is gelotophobic? Assessment criteria for the fear of being laughed at. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 67(1):19-27.

Peterson, C; Ruch, Willibald; Beermann, Ursula; Park, N; Seligman, M E P (2007). Strengths of character, orientations to happiness, and life satisfaction. Journal of Positive Psychology, 2(3):149-156.

Ruch, Willibald; Köhler, G (2007). A temperament approach to humor - Reprint. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: Explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 203-230.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (2007). A two-mode model of humor apprecation: Its relation to aesthetic appreciation and simplicity-complexity of personality - Reprint. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: Explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: De Gruyter, 109-142.

Ruch, Willibald; Huber, A; Beermann, Ursula; Proyer, Rene T (2007). Character strengths as predictors of the “good life” in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. In: Romanian Academy; Social Research. Studies and Researches in Social Sciences. Romania: Argonaut Press, 123-131.

Ruch, Willibald (2007). Foreword and overview. The sense of humor. A new look at an old concept - Reprint. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: De Gruyter, 3-14.

Schmitt, D P; Reips, Ulf-Dietrich; Ruch, Willibald (2007). The geographic distribution of big five personality traits - Patterns and profiles of human self-description across 56 nations. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 38(2):173-212.

Ruch, Willibald (2007). Tools used for diagnosing humor states and traits - Reprint. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: Explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 405-412.

Hempelmann, Christian F; Ruch, Willibald (2005). 3 WD meets GTVH: Breaking the ground for interdisciplinary humor research. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 18(4):353-387.

Ruch, Willibald (2005). Afterword: Laughter and Temperament. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 131-132.

Ruch, Willibald (2005). Afterword: The facts in humor research. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 109-111.

Wild, Barbara; Rodden, F A; Erb, M; Grodd, Wolfgang; Ruch, Willibald (2005). Humor and smiling: Cortical areas selective for cognitive, affective and volitional components. Neurology, 66:887-893.

Terracciano, A; Ruch, Willibald; et al (2005). National character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 cultures. Science, 310(5745):96-100.

McCrae, R R; Terracciano, A; Ruch, Willibald (2005). Personality profiles of cultures: Aggregate personality traits. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89:407-425.

Ruch, Willibald (2005). Reprint: Extraversion, alcohol, and enjoyment. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 112-130.

Ruch, Willibald (2005). Reprint: Will the real relationship between facial expression and affective experience please stand up: The case of exhilaration. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 89-108.

Zweyer, K; Velker, B; Ruch, Willibald (2004). Do cheerfulness, exhilaration, and humor production moderate pain tolerance? A FACS study. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 17(1-2):85-119.

Thompson, Richard; Ruch, Willibald; Hasenöhrl, Rüdiger U (2004). Enhanced cognitive performance and cheerful mood by standardized extracts of Piper methysticum (Kava-kava). Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 19(4):243-50.

Ruch, Willibald (2004). Humor. In: Peterson, C P; Seligman, M E P. Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification. Washington: Oxford University Press, 583-598.

Schmitt, D P; Reips, U D; Ruch, Willibald; et al (2004). Patterns and universals of adult romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions - Are models of self and of other pancultural constructs? Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35(4):367-402.

Schmitt, David P; Reips, Ulf-Dietrich; Ruch, Willibald; et al (2004). Patterns and universals of mate poaching across 53 nations: the effects of sex, culture, and personality on romantically attracting another person's partner. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86(4):560-584.

Schmitt, D P; Lauri, Maryanne; Marcinkeviciene, Dalia; Moya, Miguel; Popper, Miroslav; Reips, Ulf-Dietrich; Ruch, Willibald; Sambataro, Fabio; et al (2003). Are men universally more dismissing than women? Gender differences in romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions. Personal Relationships, 10(3):307-331.

Wild, Barbara; Rodden, Frank A; Grodd, Wolfgang; Ruch, Willibald (2003). Neural correlates of laughter and humour. Brain, 126(Pt 10):2121-38.

Ruch, Willibald (2003). Teaching humor as a science. In: Popa, D. Antares. Romania: Galati, 4-7.

Schmitt, David P; et al; Reips, Ulf-Dietrich; Ruch, Willibald (2003). Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85(1):85-104.

Ruch, Willibald (2002). Book review zu: Laughter: A scientific investigation. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 15(3):335-344.

Ruch, Willibald (2002). Computers with a personality? Lessons to be learned from studies of the psychology of humor. In: Stock, O; Strappavara, C; Nijhold, A. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computational Humor (TWLT14). Ensched: University of Twente, 57-70.

Ruch, Willibald; Zweyer, K (2001). Heiterkeit und Humor. Ergebnisse der Forschung. In: Hirsch, R D; Bruder, Jennifer; Radebold, H. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gerontopsychiatrie und -psychotherapie: Band 2. Heiterkeit und Humor im Alter. Bornheim-Sechtem: Chudeck-Druck, 9-43.

Rodden, Appletree; Wild, Barbara; Erb, Michael; Titze, Michael; Ruch, Willibald; Grodd, Wolfgang (2001). Humour, laughter and exhilaration studied with functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). NeuroImage, 13(6, Supplem):466.

Ruch, Willibald; Zuckerman, M (2001). Sensation seeking in adolescents. In: Raithel, J. Risikoverhaltensweisen Jugendlicher. Erklärungen, Formen udn Prävention. Opladen: Leske + Budrich, 97-110.

Ruch, Willibald; Ekman, P (2001). The expressive pattern of laughter. In: Kaszniak, A W. Emotion, qualia, and consciousness. Tokyo: Word Scientific Publisher, 426-443.

Ruch, Willibald (2001). The perception of humor. In: Kaszniak, A W. Emotion, qualia and consciousness. Tokyo: Word Scientific Publisher, 410-425.

Ruch, Willibald (2000). Erheiterung und Heiterkeit. In: Otto, J; Euler, H A; Mandl, H. Emotionspsychologie. Ein Handbuch in Schlüselbegriffen. Stuttgart: Psychologische Verlags Union, 231-238.

Caprara, G V; Barbaranelli, C; Bermudez, J; Maslach, C; Ruch, Willibald (2000). Multivariate methods for the comparison of factor structures in cross-cultural research - An illustration with the big five questionnaire. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 31(4):437-464.

Ruch, Willibald (1999). Die revidierte Fassung des Eysenck Personality Questionnaire und die Konstruktion des deutschen EPQ-R bzw. EPQ-RK. Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie, 20(1):1-24.

Ruch, Willibald; Köhler, G (1999). The measurement of state and trait cheerfulness. In: Mervielde, I; Deary, I; De Fruyt, F; Ostendorf, F. Personality psychology in Europe. Tilburg: Tilburg University Press, 67-83.

Ruch, Willibald (1999). The sense of nonsense lies in the nonsense of sense. Comment on Paolillo's (1998) "Gary Larson's Far Side: Nonsense? Nonsense!" - Debate. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 12(1):71-93.

Ruch, Willibald (1998). Tools used for diagnosing humor states and traits. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: Explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 405-412.

Ruch, Willibald; Köhler, G (1998). A temperament approach to humor. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: Explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 203-230.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1998). A two-mode model of humor apprecation: Its relation to aesthetic appreciation and simplicity-complexity of personality. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: Explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: De Gruyter, 109-142.

Ruch, Willibald (1998). Commentary. In: Ekman, Paul. Charles Darwins "Expression of emotions in man and animals". London: Harper & Collins, 195-218.

Ruch, Willibald (1998). Eintrag "Humor". In: Häcker, Hartmut; Stapf, Kurt H. Dorsch psychologisches Wörterbuch. Bern: Hans Huber, 417-418.

Ruch, Willibald (1998). Exhilaration, exhilaratability and the exhilarants. In: Fischer, A. Proceedings of the 10th conference of the International Society for Research on Emotions. Würzburg: ISRE, 122-1226.

Ruch, Willibald (1998). Foreword and overview. The sense of humor. A new look at an old concept. In: Ruch, Willibald. The sense of humor: explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: De Gruyter, 3-14.

Ruch, Willibald (1998). The sense of humor : explorations of a personality characteristic. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Ruch, Willibald; Carrell, Amy (1998). Trait cheerfulness and the sense of humour. Personality and Individual Differences, 24(4):551-558.

Ruch, Willibald (1997). Afterword: Laughter and Temperament. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : basic and applied studies of spontaneous expression using the facial action coding system (FACS). New York: Oxford University Press, 131-132.

Ruch, Willibald (1997). Afterword: The facts in humor research. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : basic and applied studies of spontaneous expression using the facial action coding system (FACS). New York: Oxford University Press, 109-111.

Forabosco, Giovannantonio; Ruch, Willibald (1997). Emozioni e correlazioni: Lo strano caso di riso ed umorismo. KOS:30-35.

MacHale, D; Nilsen, A P; Derks, P; Lewis, P; Berger, A A; Mintz, L; Nilsen, D L F; Gruner, C; Oring, E; Ruch, Willibald; Morreall, J; Attardo, S; Ziv, A (1997). Humor and political correctness. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 10(4):453-513.

Ruch, Willibald (1997). Reprint: Extraversion, alcohol, and enjoyment. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : basic and applied studies of spontaneous expression using the facial action coding system (FACS). New York: Oxford University Press, 112-130.

Ruch, Willibald (1997). Reprint: Will the real relationship between facial expression and affective experience please stand up: The case of exhilaration. In: Ekman, Paul; Rosenberg, E L. What the face reveals : basic and applied studies of spontaneous expression using the facial action coding system (FACS). New York: Oxford University Press, 89-108.

Ruch, Willibald (1997). State and trait cheerfulness and the induction of exhilaration: A FACS study. European Psychologist, 2(4):328-341.

Ruch, Willibald; Kohler, G; Van Thriel, Christoph (1997). To be in good or bad humour: Construction of the state form of the State-Trait-Cheerfulness-Inventory-STCI. Personality and Individual Differences, 22(4):477-491.

Merten, T; Ruch, Willibald (1996). A comparison of computerized and conventional administration of the German versions of the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire and the Carroll Rating Scale for Depression. Personality and Individual Differences, 20(3):281-291.

Ruch, Willibald; Forabosco, Giovannantonio (1996). A cross-cultural study of humor appreciation: Italy and Germany. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 9(1):1-18.

Ruch, Willibald; Kohler, G; Van Thriel, Christoph (1996). Assessing the „humorous temperament“: Construction of the facet and standard trait forms of the State-Trait-Cheerfulness-Inventory — STCI. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 9(3-4):303-339.

Ruch, Willibald (1996). Eysenck Personality Questionnaire-revised-EPQ-R (Deutsche Fassung) und Deutsche Kurzfassung EPB-RK. Handanweisung für Computerversion. In: Angleitner, Alois; Borkenau, P; Hänsgen, K D; Merten, T. PERSYS - Computerbasierte Persönlichkeitsdiagnostik. Göttingen: Apparatezentrum, 1-7.

Measurement approaches to the sense of humor. Edited by: Ruch, Willibald (1996). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

Ruch, Willibald (1996). Measurement approaches to the sense of humor: Introduction and overview. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 9(3-4):239-250.

Ruch, Willibald; Busse, Peter; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1996). Relationship between humor and proposed punishment for crimes: Beware of humorous people. Personality and Individual Differences, 20(1):1-11.

Kohler, G; Ruch, Willibald (1996). Sources of variance in current sense of humor inventories: How much substance, how much method variance? HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 9(3-4):363-397.

Ruch, Willibald (1995). Sinn für Humor als Persönlichkeitsmerkmal: vergessen, fehlkonstruiert, neukonzipiert. In: Pawlik, K. Bericht über den 39. Kongress der DGfPs in Hamburg 1994. Göttingen: Hogrefe, 689-684.

Ruch, Willibald (1995). Will the real relationship between facial expression and affective experience please stand up: The case of exhilaration. Cognition and Emotion, 9(1):33-58.

Ruch, Willibald (1994). Extraversion, alcohol, and enjoyment. Personality and Individual Differences, 16(1):89-102.

Strelau, Jan; Angleitner, Alois; Ruch, Willibald (1994). In response to the paper “The development of the revised Pavlovian Temperament Survey in England: Continuing research”. Personality and Individual Differences, 16(2):343-344.

Forabosco, Giovannantonio; Ruch, Willibald (1994). Sensation seeking, social attitudes and humor appreciation in Italy. Personality and Individual Differences, 16(4):515-528.

Ruch, Willibald (1994). Temperament, Eysenck's PEN system, and humor-related traits. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 7(3):209-244.

Ruch, Willibald (1993). Die Emotion Erheiterung: eine Übersicht über den Forschungsbereich. In: Montada, Leo. Bericht über den 38. Kongreß der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Trier. Göttingen: Hogrefe, 277-285.

Ruch, Willibald; Deckers, Lambert (1993). Do extraverts ‚like to laugh’?: An analysis of the Situational Humor Response Questionnaire (SHRQ). European Journal of Personality, 7(4):211-220.

Ruch, Willibald (1993). Exhilaration and humor. In: Lewis, M; Haviland, J M. The handbook of emotions. New York: Guilford Press, 605-616.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1993). Humour appreciation and needs: Evidence from questionnaire, self-, and peer-rating data. Personality and Individual Differences, 15(4):433-445.

Ruch, Willibald (1993). Introduction: Current issues in psychological humor research. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 6(1):1-7.

Corulla, W J; Strelau, Jan; Angleitner, Alois; Ruch, Willibald (1993). The development of the revised Pavlovian temperament survey in England: Continuing research. Personality and Individual Differences, 14(2):323-328.

Ruch, Willibald; Rath, Sigrid (1993). The nature of humor appreciation: toward an integration of perception of stimulus properties and affective experience. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 6(4):363-384.

Ruch, Willibald; Attardo, Salvatore; Raskin, Victor (1993). Toward an empirical verification of the General Theory of Verbal Humor. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 6(2):123-136.

Ruch, Willibald (1992). Assessment of appreciation of humor: Studies with the 3 WD humor test. Advances in Personality Assessment, 9:27-75.

Ruch, Willibald (1992). Pavlov's types of nervous system, Eysenck's typology and the Hippocrates-Galen temperaments: An empirical examination of the asserted correspondence of three temperament typologies. Personality and Individual Differences, 13(12):1259-1271.

Deckers, Lambert; Ruch, Willibald (1992). Sensation seeking and the situational humour response questionnaire (SHRQ): its relationship in American and German samples. Personality and Individual Differences, 13(9):1051-1054.

Deckers, Lambert; Ruch, Willibald (1992). The Situational Humour Response Questionnaire (SHRQ) as a test of “sense of humour”: a validity study in the field of humour appreciation. Personality and Individual Differences, 13(10):1149-1152.

Ruch, Willibald; Ott, Christiane; Accoce, Jeannine; Bariaud, Francoise (1991). Cross-national comparison of humor categories: France and Germany. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 4(3-4):391-414.

McGhee, Paul E; Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1990). A personality-based model of humor development during adulthood. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 3(2):119-146.

Ruch, Willibald; McGhee, P E; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1990). Age differences in the enjoyment of incongruity-resolution and nonsense humor during adulthood. Psychology and Aging, 5(3):348-55.

Hehl, Franz-Josef; Ruch, Willibald (1990). Conservatism as a predictor of responses to humour-III. The prediction of appreciation of incongruity-resolution based humour by content saturated attitude scales in five samples. Personality and Individual Differences, 11(5):439-445.

Strelau, Jan; Angleitner, Alois; Bantelmann, Jürgen; Ruch, Willibald (1990). The Strelau Temperament Inventory-Revised (STI-R): Theoretical considerations and scale development. European Journal of Personality, 4(3):209-235.

Strelau, Jan; Angleitner, Alois; Ruch, Willibald (1989). Strelau Temperament Inventory (STI): General review and studies based on German samples. In: Butcher, J N; Spielberger, C D. Advances in personality assessment. Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 187-241.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1988). Attitudes to sex, sexual behaviour and enjoyment of humour. Personality and Individual Differences, 9(6):983-994.

Ruch, Willibald (1988). Sensation seeking and the enjoyment of structure and content of humour: Stability of findings across four samples. Personality and Individual Differences, 9(5):861-871.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1987). Personal values as facilitating and inhibiting factors in the appreciation of humor content. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 2(4):453-472.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1986). Conservatism as a predictor of responses to humour-I: A comparison of four scales. Personality and Individual Differences, 7(1):1-14.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1986). Conservatism as a predictor of responses to humour—II. The location of sense of humour in a comprehensive attitude space. Personality and Individual Differences, 7(6):861-874.

Ostendorf, Fritz; Angleitner, Alois; Ruch, Willibald (1986). Die Multitrait-Multimethod Analyse : Konvergente und diskriminante Validität der Personality Research Form. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1985). Diagnose des Humors - Humor als Diagnostikum. In: Hehl, Franz-Josef. Diagnostik psychischer und psychophysiologischer Störungen. Bonn: Bonn : Dt. Psychologen-Verl., 253-325.

Hehl, Franz-Josef; Ebel, V; Ruch, Willibald (1985). Diagnostik psychischer und psychophysiologischer Störungen. Bonn: Dt. Psychologen-Verl..

Hehl, Franz-Josef; Ruch, Willibald (1985). Diagnostik und Evaluation bei betrieblichen, politischen und juristischen Entscheidungen. Bonn: Dt. Psychologen-Verl..

Hehl, Franz-Josef; Sander, H; Strohmeyer, G; Ruch, Willibald (1985). Kontrolle der Therapiebereitschaft von Morbus-Crohn-Patienten. In: Hehl, Franz-Josef; Ebel, V; Ruch, Willibald. Psychologische Diagnostik. Bonn: Deutscher Psychologen-Verlag, 102-112.

Hehl, Franz-Josef; Ebel, V; Ruch, Willibald (1985). Psychologische Diagnostik : Kinder, Familie, Schule, Sport. Bonn: Dt. Psychologen-Verl..

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1985). Testkonstruktion mit Hilfe des KLA-Modells. In: Hehl, Franz-Josef; Ebel, Eva; Ruch, Willibald. Psychologische Diagnostik. Bonn: Deutscher Psychologen-Verlag , 132-141.

Hehl, Franz-Josef; Ruch, Willibald (1985). The location of sense of humor within comprehensive personality spaces: An exploratory study. Personality and Individual Differences, 6(6):703-715.

Brandau, Hannes; Skatsche, Rudolf; Ruch, Willibald (1984). Die Vorhersagevalidität und Verhaltensrelevanz einer multidimensionalen Testbatterie zur Erfassung von "Selbstsicherheit". Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie - Forschung und Praxis , 13(2):77-87.

Ruch, Willibald (1984). Konservativismus und Witzbeurteilung: Konvergenz gegenstandsbereichsinterner und -übergreifender Variabilität? Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie, 5(3):221-245.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1983). Gemeinsame Struktur in Witzbeurteilung und Einstellungen? In: Lüer, G. Bericht über den 33. Kongreß der DGfPs in Mainz 1982. Göttingen: Hogrefe, 627-630.

Ruch, Willibald; Hehl, Franz-Josef (1983). Intolerance of ambiguity as a factor in the appreciation of humour. Personality and Individual Differences, 4(5):443-449.

Skatsche, R; Brandau, J; Ruch, Willibald (1982). Die Entwicklung einer multidimensionalen Testbatterie zur diagnostischen Erfassung des Konstruktes "Selbstsicherheit (Assertivität)". Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie - Forschung und Praxis , 11(4):292-314.

Ruch, Willibald (1981). Witzbeurteilung und Persönlichkeit: Eine trimodale Analyse. Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie, (2):253-273.

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