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ERIC Number: EJ444281
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0193-6700
Functions of Humor in Conversation: Conceptualization and Measurement.
Graham, Elizabeth E.; And Others
Western Journal of Communication, v56 n2 p161-83 Spr 1992
Explores humor from a functional perspective. Finds three primary functions: positive affect, expressiveness, and negative affect. Finds positive relationships between positive affect humor and interpersonal competence. Supports the validity of the Uses of Humor Index. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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