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SDP#049 The Humor Response – A Deeper Look

SDP#049 The Humor Response – A Deeper Look

VIDEO-Per Relief Theory, laughter is a normal human response to a situation that is starkly incongruent with everyday life. This biological coping mechanism is well-documented and also an affect that simply mismatches to the narrative. It may explain why some psychologists classify humor as one of the “mature” defense mechanisms we invoke to guard ourselves against overwhelming anxiety (as compared[Read More…]

by November 5, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP#049 The Humor Response – A Deeper Look

SDP#049 The Humor Response – A Deeper Look

PODCAST-A person loses a loved one and smiles or laughs. Why? To the scientific eye, the seemingly misplaced humor manifestations reveal pain and regret. Dr. Perrodin explores popular theories of humor and demystifies the science behind laughter and discovers that laughter can be a formidable cognitive self-defense tool. This is known as Relief Theory.   DIRECT LINK to MP3 of[Read More…]

by November 4, 2017 0 comments Partner