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The double edge of humor


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

Abstract

Humour is a double-edged sword: it may benefit people but it can also hurt them,' says Willibald Ruch. He has been studying humour and laughter for more than 3o years. A recent research project involving some 15.ooo people scientifically discovered for the very first time the specific role of humour in relation to general satisfaction with life.

Abstract

Humour is a double-edged sword: it may benefit people but it can also hurt them,' says Willibald Ruch. He has been studying humour and laughter for more than 3o years. A recent research project involving some 15.ooo people scientifically discovered for the very first time the specific role of humour in relation to general satisfaction with life.

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Item Type:Book Section, not_refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Psychology
Dewey Decimal Classification:150 Psychology
Language:English
Date:2010
Deposited On:22 Dec 2010 08:53
Last Modified:24 Sep 2019 17:09
Publisher:Page One Publishing Ltd
ISBN:978-981-275-243-7
OA Status:Closed

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