The Psychology of Comedy

Author(s) : G. Neil Martin

The Psychology of Comedy

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 2021
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 174
  • Category :
    Popular Psychology
  • Catalogue No : 95773
  • ISBN 13 : 9780367366094
  • ISBN 10 : 9780367366

Reviews and Endorsements

"Analysing comedy is like herding bubbles but this book is both a detailed study of the art of making people laugh and an entertainment in itself, and Neil Martin is an excellent bubble herder." - David Quantick, Emmy-winning writer of Veep; TV Burp, Brass Eye, The Thick Of It, On The Hour.

"Brilliant. The perfect guide to what's going on in our heads while our faces are busy laughing"- Joel Morris, writer, Viz, Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe, Paddington.

"A fun and informative romp that will put a smile on your face"- Professor Richard Wiseman, Professor of Psychology and creator of The Laugh Lab.

"Many people don't realize how important comedy is across so many facets of our life. This is an entertaining and thorough compilation of everything and did and didn't want to know about comedy." - Kasha Patel, stand-up comedian and science writer for NASA.

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