Essays about: "Self-enhancing humor"

Found 2 essays containing the words Self-enhancing humor.

  1. 1. The effect of humor styles on mate value and preferences in an online experiment

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Anders Fredriksson; Groundstroem Henrik; [2020]
    Keywords : Evolution; sexual selection; fitness signal; humor styles; mate value; partner preference;

    Abstract : Humor is likely to serve as signals of fitness in potential partners. Less is known about how different styles of humor affect partner attractiveness. This study aimed to test the attractiveness of the four different humor styles proposed by Martin et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. AM I FUNNY NOW? : The Neurological Basis of Humor Styles

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Elin Hirche; [2019]
    Keywords : Humor; Humor styles; Affiliative humor; Self-enhancing humor; Aggressive humor; Self-defeating humor;

    Abstract : The present thesis will provide an overview of how the four humor styles, affiliative, self-enhancing, aggressive, and self-defeating humor, are connected to different brain areas. The thesis will also include an overview of how humor in general, and especially three factors of humor including, processing, appreciation, and comprehension is connected to different brain areas. READ MORE