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By Mitch Earleywine PhD

"Humor is complicated, and the writer, Mitch Earleywine, does a good task of masking the large bases of humor from a examine point of view in a small area with a readable content material. while I first picked up this booklet and commenced analyzing it, i used to be searching for intensity. What i discovered used to be an summary and while a truly intriguing approach to supply an entrée into psychology-a automobile for college students to snatch carry of issues significant to psychology yet studiedand researched by way of smooth issues, and especially humor."--PsycCRITIQUES

"I've simply comprehensive examining Humor one zero one with nice curiosity and admiration. The publication combines mental learn and practicality superbly and humorously."

-- Bob Mankoff
Cartoon Editor, the hot Yorker Magazine

"In lucid, pleased prose, Earleywine deals up the very unlikely: a proof of humor that's as considerate, attention-grabbing, and unique as humor itself."

Elisa Albert
Author of ,The publication of Dahliaand How tonight is Different

"Dr. Earleywine's witty perception in this subject will make you humorous, chuffed, and clever. Mitch has that infrequent skill to obviously clarify anything that's mysterious because it is magical: the ability of laughter. learn this e-book and snigger when you learn."

Brett Siddell
Sirius/XM satellite tv for pc Radio Personality

"Dr. Earleywine has written the right advisor to knowing humor. not anyone else has the original mix of witty degree time, remarkable educating services, and ambitious clinical heritage. you are going to love this book.">

Derrick Jackson
Winner, final Laff-Down

  • What makes whatever funny?
  • How does humor influence wellbeing and fitness and mental well-being?
  • How are you able to contain humor into daily life?

A concise, reader-friendly advent to a big yet usually underappreciated subject in glossy psychology, Humor 101 explains the position of comedy, jokes, and wit within the sciences and discusses why they're so vital to understand.

Psychology professor Dr. Mitch Earleywine attracts from his own reports in stand-up comedy to target how humor can keep watch over emotion, lessen nervousness and defuse stressful events, divulge pretensions, construct own relationships, and lots more and plenty extra. He irreverently debunks the pseudoscience relating to humor and leaves readers not just funnier, yet higher informed.

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