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About the article
Maren Rawlings is currently retired but is a tutor at Swinburne University, where she graduated PhD in Psychology in 2011. She was awarded the International Society for Humor Studies Certificate of Merit in 2008, and has a particular interest in humor in the workplace. Maren has a Masters of Education and a Bachelor of Science from The University of Melbourne and a Special Diploma in Education from the University of Oxford. Previously she jointly wrote the pre-degree Psychology Curriculum for Victorian schools, co-authored several pre-degree psychology textbooks, and taught at Methodist Ladies’ College, Melbourne for over twenty years.
Bruce Findlay is an Adjunct Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design at Swinburne University. He graduated PhD from The University of Melbourne in 1999. He is a social psychologist with research interests in humor and in interpersonal relationships, such as marriage and friendship.
Published Online: 2016-02-16
Published in Print: 2016-02-01