Laughology : The Science of Laughter
This is a practical guide to using laughter and humour as a thinking skill to feel better and communicate more effectively. This book will explain simple techniques that will improve the reader's ability to gain a more positive perspective in difficult situations and increase their happiness through adopting the techniques from the Laughology model. The key subjects covered are: what is laughter, what is humour, the psychological connection, what makes us laugh and how to find your humour trigger, your inner child - the natural comedian, appropriate humour and laughter, and, the SMILE strategy and how to find and sustain your giggle.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 135 x 216 x 12mm | 260g
- 28 Feb 2013
- Crown House Publishing
- Carmarthen, United Kingdom
- Illustrations (black and white)
About Stephanie Davies
Stephanie Davies is recognised as one of the UK's leading voices in the psychology of laughter and humour. She has over ten years experience of developing interventions that have been applied in a wide variety of settings dealing with complex public and mental health issues and building teams in high profile organisations.
Table of contents
Contents include: What is Laughter? Your Laughter Triggers Happy People The Power of Laughter What is Humour The Mechanics of Humour Young at Heart Improve your Life with Laughology Your Humour Toolkit: Focus Your Humour Toolkit: Language Your Humour Toolkit: Imagination Your Humour Toolkit: Pattern Breaking The Power of SMILE