Psychology of Humor
Janet M. Gibson, Ph.D.

International Society of Humor Studies

Humor: International Journal of Humor Research
European Journal of of Humor (open access)
The Primer of Humor Research

Articles from The Conversation

Humor as a character strength by Janet Gibson
Laughing is good for your mind and body--here's what the research shows by Janet Gibson
How the brain distinquishes real and fake laughter by Carolyn McGettigan
What makes some things funny by Alex Borgella
Psychology behind the unfunny consequences of jokes that denigrate by Thomas Ford
U.S. politics and humor by Simon Doubleday
Why fart jokes never get old by James Spiegel
Why women comedians are not on lte night TV by Gina Barreca
On children's toilet humor by Justin Williams
The dark side of laughter by Lynne Barker

Article on the muffin joke
Gil Greengross' Humor Sapiens (Psychology Today)
What's your humor Style (Psychology Today)
10 different types of humor (from
Unfun headlines game
New Yorker Cartoons March 24, 2014 (NPR) | New Yorker's Cartoon Bank | The Far Side cartoons
The science of humor (The Economist)
Gizmo article on dark humor | Dark humor and intelligence (Psychology World)
Guardian article on being silly
Humor in therapy by Kathleen Smith APS article on science of humor by Alexendra Michel April 2017
APS article on energizing effect of humor published January 2016
Psychology of Humor including a blog (Piotr Pluta, administrator) on facebook
Psychology and society
Review of Martin's Psychology of Humor textbook

What's so Funny? Exploring Humor Calvin College
Youtube video Adam Mastriolanni '14 on psychology of humor
Youtube Peter McGraw Science of humor"

ethics and Psychology of humor flashcards

Updated Fall, 2020