Enter Laughing: Humor Therapy

Busse Library provides these titles and websites for students and faculty seeking information about laughter/humor research and laughter therapy. Books listed here are a sampling available in the library and elsewhere. Websites reflect selected topics.

The Physiology of Laughter -- Laughter/Humor Therapy -- Laughter/Humor Research -- General Humor Resources -- Busse Library Resources

The Physiology of Laughter

 

Laughter/Humor Therapy

 

Laughter/Humor Research

 

General Humor Resources

 

Busse Library Resources

  • Apte, Mahadev L. Humor and laughter: an anthropological approach / 1985. GN454.55 .A68 1985
  • Berger, Arthur Asa. Blind men and elephants: perspectives on humor / c1995. PN6147 .B48 1995
  • Berger, Peter L. Redeeming laughter: the comic dimension of human experience / c1997. BR115.C63 B47 1997
  • Chapman, Antony J. Humour and laughter: theory, research, and applications / c1976. BF575.L3 H87
  • Cousins, Norman. Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient / c1979. RC924 .C65 1979
  • Lewis, Michael. Handbook of emotions / c1993. BF561 .H35 1993, Ref
  • McGhee, Paul E. Humor, its origin and development / c1979. BF723.H85 M32
  • McGhee, Paul E. Handbook of humor research / c1983. BF575.L3 H36 1983
  • Morreall, John. Taking laughter seriously / c1983. BF575.L3 M65 1983
  • Nash, Walter. The language of humor / 1985. PR931 .N37 1985
  • Shalit, Gene. Laughing matters: a celebration of American humor / c1987. PN6157 .L38 1987
  • Walker, Barbara K. Laughing together: giggles and grins from around the globe / 1992. j 808.88 La6
  • Ziv, Avner. National styles of humor / 1988. PN6147 .N34 1988
  • Ziv, Avner. Personality and sense of humor / c1984. BF575.L3 Z58 1984

 

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