Cracking Wise to Break the Ice: The Role of Identity and Humor on Intergroup Judgments

Borgella, Alex.
2017

Abstract: Ironically, anecdotal and psychological evidence suggests that humor which deprecates social groups has the potential to improve some intergroup perceptions. Three experiments explored the impact of humor on perceptions of joke tellers and the social group targeted by the jokes. In Experiment 1, the effects of deprecating humor were compared to other types of humor when used by a minorit... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012467
ID: tufts:22379
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