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Richard James

Psychology Of Comedy

A new teacher was trying to make use of her psychology courses. She started her class by saying, “Everyone who thinks you’re stupid, stand up!” After a few seconds, Little Johnny stood up. The teacher said, “Do you think you’re stupid, Little Johnny?” “No, ma’am, but I hate to see you standing there all by […]

Psychology Of Comedy

What Is… Pop Psychology

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week’s term is pop psychology. Wikipedia describes popular (pop) psychology as “the concepts and theories about human mental life and behavior that are purportedly based on psychology and that find credence among and pass muster with the populace.” Pop psychology is to […]

What Is… Pop Psychology