Living in a Social World
Psy 324: Advanced Social Psychology
Miami University

Social Psychological Principles in Humor

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Our Current Selection for Your Reflection and Amusement:

Technology and Aggression:   Press 1...Press 2...Press 3.....

Selection & Analysis by
Scot Chappel, David Heineman
Jennifer Schmit, & Bobby Woods

BC by Johnny Hart

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Previous Selections (Still Available):

Reconstructing  Social Norms:  The Over-Medication of American Youth.  (With analysis by Stephanie Allen, Pamela Davis, Adam Richardson, & Brent Scott)

Interpersonal Communication:   The Pros and Cons of Internet Communication. (With analysis by Vince Beckman, Ashley Dickirson, Lisa Russell, & Michelle Scott)

Job Justification:  Just a Bunch of Hot Air.  (With analysis by Megan Bitsoff, Amy Gangloff Amber Ruth, & Andrea Serrott)

Dynamics of the Job Interview:   When Hope and Reality Collide.  (With analysis by Lucy Klaber, Yvette Otterman, Claudia Peschiera, & Don Shea)

Norms in Action:  Vikings' Version of "Simon Says." (With analysis by Jerry Greene, Ed Gries, Amanda Grantz, & Jessica Shuleva)

Gender Roles & Attractiveness:   Stigma of the "Ugly Single Male."  (With analysis by
Scott Constable, Amy Mackey, Zachary Shuler, & Michael Wise)

Social Relationships:  A Lack of Social Intelligence. (With analysis by Kristen Allodi, Carissa Mumy, Mike Rakauskas & Liz Stricklen)

Medicalization of Society:  Pill Poppin' Panacea(With analysis by Shyla Gorma, Seth Hall & Merritt Posten)

Selling the Dream:  Infomercial Mania (With analysis by Jonathan Batt, Julie Bollmer, Riki Evans & Jamie Schlabach)

Foot-in-the-Door,  Dissonance, and Hindsight:  The Power of the Internet (With analysis by Liz Carmona, Sascha Hansen, William Kramer, & Dawn Olson)

Attribution and Perception:  The Generation Gap Revisited  (With analysis by Nathan Brown, Chris Hendricks John Neal, & Michael Perry)

Helping Behavior: Altruism on the Far Side (With analysis by Kelley Guenther, James Lesniak, Angela Magnuson, & Kelly Underwood)

Attraction: Finding Perfection in a Modern World (With analysis by Ed Berger, Ben Krieger, and Jamie Tubbs)

Aggression: Calvin & Hobbes Go To War ( With analysis by Jon Gresko, Lynn Kennedy, and Missy Maxwell).

Reactance in Action:  No Machete Jugglin' Round Here! (Nonsequitur by Wiley, Washington Post 5/22/97)

Motivated Social Perception: Every Mother's Son (Nonsequitur by Wiley, Washington Post 1/14/97).

Interpersonal Relationships: Male Bonding (Nonsequitur by Wiley, Washington Post 1/14/97).

Ingratiation: The Glass Ceiling (Dilbert ,United Media 8/19/96)

Uncertainty: Expect the Unexpected (Nonsequitur by Wiley, Washington Post 7/29/96)

Attribution: Blame (Ed Stein, United Media 7/30/96 )

Attribution: "Good Morning --Not" (Nonsequitur by Wiley, Washington Post, 7/11/96)

Social Self: Modern Civil Rights Parade (Nonsequitur by Wiley, Washington Post, 7/4/96)

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