Separating content and structure in humor appreciation: The need for a bimodal model and support from research into aesthetics

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Ruch, Willibald; Platt, Tracey;
  • Publisher: Centre for Telematics and Information Technology <Enschede>
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-67033
  • Subject: Institute of Psychology | 150 Psychology

For a long time humor theorists have acknowledged that content and structure of humor (or: joke work vs. tendency, [4]; thematic vs. schematic, [12]; cognitive vs. orectic factors, [3]) have to be distinguished as two different sources of pleasure [6]. Nevertheless, aga... View more