News Stories relating to "jokes"
Friday, October 28, 2011
At least that's what psychologists say--but only just barely and mostly to other men. The oft-repeated stereotype is than women can't tell a joke properly, but psychologist Laura Mickes says, "The differences we find between men's and women's ability to be funny are so small that they can't account for the strength of the belief in the...
Wednesday, December 26, 2001
Richard Wiseman, an English psychologist, has been investigating which jokes people find the funniest. He?s asked for jokes over the internet at Laughlab.co.uk, and has received 10,000 jokes from more than 70 countries.
One of his findings was that men and women think different things are funny. This is the type of joke that was rated...