But there is also a dark side to humor when it is hostile, antagonistic, degrading, or aggressive, or when it displays a sense of superiority. D., Co-Director, Human Sexuality Program, & Emeritus Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine & Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York. This is often the case with ethnic or racist jokes and sexual humor that is sometimes referred to as “locker room talk.” While it may be good to laugh at oneself from time to time, the hardships, shortcomings and imperfections of others have long been fodder for amateur and professional comedians alike. After ten more long minutes her phone finally buzzed.Shows you how to deconstruct humor and how you can create it using some simple formulas.There's some good information in the product, with a lot of the ideas coming from improvisational comedy.This is one of those skills where the more you practice it the better you'll get, so don't expect any quick fixes here.The videos aren't that long (almost all are under a half hour) and it's hard to justify needing a full week to digest the information and practice the techniques.So the aim of the program is really to show you the difference between high-status and low-status humor.
A good sense of humor can even protect your heart health and give your immune system a boost.
Something else he points out and it's worth noting here, is that high status humor is not about reciting jokes.
It's about observing what's going on around you in the environment and finding what's funny about it.
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