How to laugh

From Crossing the Sacred Sea [Cruzando el mar sagrado] by Nathan A. Strait

  1. () Making news funny: differences in news framing between journalists and comedians [d]
  2. () Laughter as a neurochemical mechanism aimed at reinforcing social bonds: integrating evidence from opioidergic activity and brain stimulation [p] [d]
  3. () Something to laugh about: humor as a characteristic of effective therapists [i] [d]
  4. () Social laughter triggers endogenous opioid release in humans [p] [d]
  5. () Reduced laughter contagion in boys at risk for psychopathy [p] [d]
  6. () Humor, law, and jurisprudence: on Deleuze's political philosophy [d]
  7. () The use of humor in family therapy: rationale and applications [d]
  8. Christopher Olsen [ed] () Acting comedy [i] [d]
  9. () It's ok to laugh (crying is cool, too): a memoir [i]
  10. () I'm not joking. But maybe I should start? [u]
  11. () The healing power of laughter: the applicability of humor as a psychotherapy technique with depressed and anxious older adults [d]
  12. () Humor and healing in college counseling [d]
  13. () What's so funny about arguing with God?: a case for playful argumentation from Jewish literature [d]
  14. () Kids are weird: and other observations from parenthood [i]
  15. () Is satire saving our nation?: mockery and American politics [i] [d]
  16. () The character strengths of class clowns [p] [d]
  17. () Comic genius: portraits of funny people [i]
  18. () Integrating humor into psychotherapy: research, theory, and the necessary conditions for the presence of therapeutic humor in helping relationships [d]
  19. () The Dude and the Zen master [i]
  20. () Social laughter is correlated with an elevated pain threshold [p] [d]
  21. () A meta-analysis of positive humor in the workplace [d]
  22. () 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 [d]
  23. () Promoting emotional well-being through the use of humour [d]
  24. () Is it something I said?: sense of humor and partner embarrassment [d]
  25. () Potential health benefits of simulated laughter: a narrative review of the literature and recommendations for future research [d]
  26. () Joking culture: the role of repeated humorous interactions on group processes during challenge course experiences [d]
  27. () Empowering leadership and the influence of a humorous work climate on service employees' creativity and innovative behaviour in frontline service jobs [d]
  28. () Prejudice-relevant correlates of humor temperaments and humor styles [d]
  29. () Personality impressions associated with four distinct humor styles [d]
  30. () Workplace humor and organizational creativity [d]
  31. () Insufficient emotion: soul-searching by a former indicter of strong emotions [d]
  32. () Self-conscious emotions and ridicule: shameful gelotophobes and guilt free katagelasticists [d]
  33. () Seriously laughing: on paradoxes of absurdity among Matsigenka people [d]
  34. () You've got to be kidding!: how jokes can help you think [i] [d]
  35. () Humorous assaults on patriarchal ideology [d]
  36. () The role of humor in transforming stressful life events [i] [d]
  37. () Humor styles as mediators between self-evaluative standards and psychological well-being [d]
  38. () The funny thing about mediation: a rationale for the use of humor in mediation [u]
  39. () Serious play: modern clown performance [i]
  40. () Humor as a character strength among the elderly: empirical findings on age-related changes and its contribution to satisfaction with life [d]
  41. () How to draw stupid and other essentials of cartooning [i]
  42. () Humor in the advertising business: theory, practice, and wit [i]
  43. () What is debate for?: the rationality of Tibetan debates and the role of humor [d]
  44. () Assessing students' perceptions of inappropriate and appropriate teacher humor [d]
  45. () The levity effect: why it pays to lighten up [i]
  46. () Contact with nature, sense of humor, and psychological well-being [d]
  47. () The life threatened child and the life enhancing clown: towards a model of therapeutic clowning [d]
  48. () Tim & Tom: an American comedy in black and white [i]
  49. () Humor and group effectiveness [d]
  50. () Protestival: global days of action and carnivalized politics in the present [d]
  51. () A behavioral genetic investigation of humor styles and their correlations with the Big-5 personality dimensions [d]
  52. () Funny students cope better: patterns of humor enactment and coping effectiveness [d]
  53. () The importance of not being earnest: the feeling behind laughter and humor [i] [d]
  54. () The judicious use and management of humor in the workplace [d]
  55. () Defense mechanism differences between younger and older adults: a cross-sectional investigation [d]
  56. () Responding to patient-initiated humor: guidelines for practice [p]
  57. () Humor in pedagogy: how ha-ha can lead to aha! [d] [j]
  58. () The function of humor in relation to affects: a longitudinal case study [d]
  59. () The use of humor in the workplace [d]
  60. () Sense of humor, emotional intelligence, and social competence [d]
  61. () Humor in hospice care: who, where, and how much? [d]
  62. () Who ordered this truckload of dung?: inspiring stories for welcoming life's difficulties [i]
  63. () 101 healing stories for kids and teens: using metaphors in therapy [i]
  64. () Laughing it up: Native American humor as spiritual tradition [d]
  65. () Punchlines: the case for racial, ethnic, and gender humor [i]
  66. () The use of joyfulness as a community organizing strategy [d]
  67. () Humor and laughter in palliative care: an ethnographic investigation [d]
  68. () Secrets of connecting leadership and learning with humor [i]
  69. () Making war with love: the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army [d]
  70. () On laughter and silence: not-so-strange bedfellows [i]
  71. () Cartoons as information [d]
  72. Amelia J. Klein [ed] () Humor in children's lives: a guidebook for practitioners [i]
  73. () Pro choices: the right to laugh [i]
  74. () Improvise this!: how to think on your feet so you don't fall on your face [i]
  75. () The comic vision of Anishinaabe culture and religion [d]
  76. (/2007) Zen is right here: teaching stories and anecdotes of Shunryū Suzuki [or: To shine one corner of the world: moments with Shunryū Suzuki: stories of a Zen master told by his students] [i]
  77. () Humor in therapy: the case for training therapists in its uses and risks [p] [d]
  78. () Ethnic diversity and the use of humor in counseling: appropriate or inappropriate? [d]
  79. Waleed A. Salameh & William F. Fry [ed] () Humor and wellness in clinical intervention [i]
  80. () The big book of stress-relief games: quick, fun activities for feeling better at work [i]
  81. () Humor: the psychology of living buoyantly [i] [d]
  82. () Humor as a double-edged sword: four functions of humor in communication [d]
  83. () The therapeutic use of humor [p]
  84. () The efficacy of laughter: the ludic side of magic within Amazonian sociality [i]
  85. () The big book of humorous training games [i]
  86. () Acquisition of adaptive skills: psychotherapeutic change in cognitive and dynamic therapies [p] [d]
  87. () When healing is more than simply clowning around [d]
  88. Willibald Ruch [ed] () The sense of humor: explorations of a personality characteristic [i] [d]
  89. (/1999) Hands on a hard body: the documentary [o]
  90. () Do not go naked into your next presentation: nifty little nuggets to quiet the nerves and please the crowd [i]
  91. () Humour in Pāli literature and other essays [i]
  92. () Humor in art: a celebration of visual wit [i]
  93. () Mechanisms of defense: development and research perspectives [p]
  94. () Clowns of the Hopi: tradition keepers and delight makers [i]
  95. (/1998) Gesundheit!: bringing good health to you, the medical system, and society through physician service, complementary therapies, humor, and joy [i]
  96. () Clinical clowning: humor in hospice care [d]
  97. () The serious business of humor in therapy [d]
  98. (/1998) How to be funny: discovering the comic you [i]
  99. () Humor and life stress: antidote to adversity [i]
  100. (/2018) Humour and laughter [i] [d]
  101. () Humor as a therapeutic tool: another way to experiment with experience [i]
  102. (/1989) The laughing Buddha: Zen and the comic spirit [i]
  103. (/1989) Laughing at the buddhas and abusing the patriarchs [i]
  104. (/2004) Nomadic thought [i]
  105. () The book of highs: 250 ways to alter consciousness without drugs [i]
  106. (/2001) Pure happiness [i]
  107. (/1992) Reply to Jean-Paul Sartre (defense of Inner experience) [i]
  108. (/1992) On Nietzsche [i]
  109. (/1988) Guilty [i]
  110. (/1988) Inner experience [i]
  111. (/2013) The craft of comedy: the 21st century edition [i]

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14th edition, last updated: 23 February 2020
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