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ERIC Number: EJ156125
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Humorous Lectures and Humorous Examples: Some Effects upon Comprehension and Retention
Kaplan, Robert M.; Pascoe, Gregory C.
Journal of Educational Psychology, 69, 1, 61-5, Feb 77
Intact classes of university students viewed either a serious lecture or one of three versions of a humorous lecture. A test of comprehension and retention was given twice: immediately after the lecture and six weeks later. Results indicated that immediate comprehension was not facilitated by the use of humorous examples. (Author/MV)
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