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ERIC Number: EJ425629
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3532
Verbal Humor in Gifted Students and Students in the General Population: A Comparison of Spontaneous Mirth and Comprehension.
Shade, Rick
Journal for the Education of the Gifted, v14 n2 p134-50 Win 1991
The reactions of 60 gifted students and 60 regular students in grades 4, 6, and 8 to an audiotape of age-appropriate riddles, jokes, puns, satire, and nonhumorous items were compared. Results indicated that gifted subjects performed significantly higher in spontaneous mirth response and comprehension of verbal humor than the general population group. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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