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'H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, PEE! Get it? Pee!': Siblings' shared humour in childhood

Paine, Amy L., Howe, Nina, Karajian, Gassiaa, Hay, Dale F. and DeHart, Ganie 2019. 'H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, PEE! Get it? Pee!': Siblings' shared humour in childhood. British Journal of Developmental Psychology , -. 10.1111/bjdp.12277

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Abstract

Humour is a central feature of social interactions in childhood that has received little attention. In a sample of 86 7‐year‐old children (M age = 7.82 years, SD = 0.80), we investigated patterns and individual differences in spontaneous humour observed during free play with their older (M age = 9.55 years, SD = 0.88) or their younger sibling (M age = 5.87 years, SD = 0.96). We coded children's instances, categories, and responses to humour. We investigated the nature of children's humour on the dyadic and individual level. Humour was common, and siblings’ production of humour was highly interdependent between play partners. Dyadic humour differed according to structural features of the sibling relationship (age, gender composition), and 7‐year‐old focal children's humour varied according to gender. This study contributes to knowledge regarding the dyadic nature of children's humour and individual patterns of humour beyond the preschool years.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: In Press
Schools: Psychology
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 0261-510X
Date of Acceptance: 9 January 2019
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 23:56
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/118585

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