Humor Its Origin and Development

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Humor: Its Origin and Development brings together current research on the development of humor and offers some new ideas on its evolutionary origins. [circa 1980] Focusing on the various influences on childrens humor, Humor, Paul E, McGhee shows that a child learns to create and appreciate humor as he or she develops certain cognitive skills. McGhee also discusses humor as useful clinical tool and as a therapeutic way for us to cope with our problems. Tracing its evolution in the human species as well as iHumorts growth in the individual, the book treats humor as a unique form of play with symbols,new york asian escort ideas, and images, perhaps not beyond the capacity of animals, such as the now-mous apes who communicate – and make jokes – with sign language.

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Anyone interested in humor will find this book informative and intriguing. Humor: Its Origin and Development requires no specialized background or knowledge and makes an excellent text or supplement for courses in psychology, mily development, sociology, and literature.

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