Category Archives: humour

BPS Developmental Psychology Section Conference 2012 Presentations

Please feel free to download a copy of our presentations from the BPS Developmental Section conference in Glasgow. Development of a Humour Styles Questionnaire for Younger Children Laughing Together, Joking Apart Humour Styles as Moderators and Mediators of the Relationship … Continue reading

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BPS Developmental Psychology Conference Presentations

We have recently learnt that our symposium proposal , concerning humour use in child development, has been accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the BPS Developmental Psychology Section, which this year is taking place at the University of … Continue reading

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ISHS 2012, Krakow Conference Report

From 25th to 29th June 2012, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, hosted the International Society of Humor Studies Conference. Claire Fox and Siân Jones attended the conference, looking forward to the vastly interdisciplinary nature of the papers promised by the … Continue reading

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International Society of Humor Studies Conference 2012 Research Presentations

Claire Fox and Sian Jones presented papers at the International Society for Humor Studies Conference, 2012. Their presentations may be downloaded from the Project Presentations page on this site. If you have any thoughts on our work, would like any … Continue reading

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BPS Developmental Section Conference, 2012

To share our work with other academics in developmental psychology, we have put in a proposal for a symposium on humour research in children. The symposium would be called Just Kidding? The Role of Humour in Children’s Socio-Emotional Development. A … Continue reading

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International Society for Humor Studies Conference

Claire Fox and Siân Jones have had abstracts accepted at the International Society for Humor Studies Conference in Kraków, Poland, June 25-29 2012. Claire will be talking about ‘Humor styles and Bullying in Schools’, while Siân will talk about ‘Laughing … Continue reading

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Child Humour Styles Questionnaire

The Child Humour Styles Questionnaire, developed by Claire Fox, Sarah Dean and Kerri Lyford, which forms the basis of our research into children’s humour styles on the ESRC project,  has now been accepted for publication in the journal Humor. A … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Week Activity on Humour and Bullying

An activity on the themes of our project. Suitable For: Key Stage 3 or 4 Objectives:  1)To help children distinguish between benign teasing and harmful bullying. 2) To get children thinking about the effects of their actions on others. Setting … Continue reading

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