Monthly Archives: December 2016

Relief theory

Relief theory maintains that laughter is a homeostatic mechanism by which psychological tension is reduced.Humor may thus for example serve to facilitate relief of the tension caused by one’s fears.Laughter… Read more »


Fun is the enjoyment of pleasure, particularly in leisure activities. Fun is an experience — short-term, often unexpected, informal, not cerebral and generally purposeless. It is an enjoyable distraction, diverting… Read more »

Behavior changes

Despite the personality and behavior changes occur in people with brain tumors, little research on such changes has been done. A person’s personality may be altered due to the tumor damaging… Read more »