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By Stephen Colbert

The United States back: Re-becoming The Greatness We by no means Weren't is a 2012 satirical booklet written through Stephen Colbert and different writers of The Colbert file as a follow-up to 2007's i'm the US (And So Can You!). it's released via Grand primary Publishing. The e-book used to be published on October 2, 2012. Its audiobook used to be nominated for, and gained the 2014 Grammy Award for top Spoken note Album, making for Colbert's moment nomination for the award, in addition to his 3rd Grammy nomination total.

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L e w i n , Κ. (1935). Dynamic theory of personality. N e w York: M c G r a w - H i l l . Martineau, W. H. (1972). A m o d e l of t h e social functions of humor. In J. H. G o l d s t e i n & P. E . M c G h e e ( E d s . ) , The psychology of humor: Theoretical perspectives and empirical issues (pp. 1 0 1 - 1 2 5 ) . N e w York: A c a d e m i c Press. M c G h e e , P. E . (1979). Humor: Its origin and development. San Francisco: F r e e m a n . M c G h e e , P. E . (1979). S e x d i f f e r e n c e s in c h i l d r e n ' s humor.

T h e t h e o r y states that p e o p l e in w h o m the arousal l e v e l is r e l a t i v e l y l o w in t h e resting state w i l l t e n d to b e h a v e in an extroverted fashion, w h e r e a s p e o p l e in w h o m arousal l e v e l in the resting state is relatively h i g h w i l l b e h a v e in an introverted m a n n e r , (p. 13) Eysenck notes that the reason for this unexpected pattern is that t h e m a i n activity of t h e cortex is t h e inhibition of l o w e r c e n t e r s , so that t h e m o r e a r o u s e d t h e cortex is t h e stronger t h e i n h i b i t i n g function it plays.

Cantor, J. R. (1976). A d i s p o s i t i o n theory of h u m o r and mirth. In A. J. C h a p m a n & H. C. ), Humor and laughter: Theory research and applications. L o n d o n : W i l e y . Z i l l m a n , D . , & Cantor, J. R. (1977). Affective r e s p o n s e s to the e m o t i o n s of a protagonist. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 13 1 5 5 - 1 6 5 . 2 Humor across the Life Span: Sources of Developmental Change and Individual Differences PAUL E. M C G H E E INTRODUCTION Philosophical speculations about humor have a long history, but serious empirical studies of humor were not undertaken until the present century.

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