Publication details [#56638]

Samson, Andrea C. 2012. The influence of empathizing and systemizing on humor processing: Theory of Mind and humor. Humor 25 (1) : 75–98.
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De Gruyter


This study demonstrates that stimulus features (such as logical mechanisms) and inter-individual differences rig whether mentalizing is needed and practised in humor processing, and that empathizing and systemizing affect humor appreciation.