This is a discussion on [Psychology News] Hear the one about men being funnier than women? Study shows gender within the Psychology News Forum forums, part of the General Psychology category; Originally Posted by WildRaspberries ... women's unique contributions to humour are often ignored and underappreciated. Originally Posted by daleks_exterminate Idk. ...
Based ony my observations women are the most reactive to this kind of humor like they dont really mind to think this through and just want to make an impression. Im not talking about every woman out there ofcourse, but mainstream humor as the one more projected by social media is more accepted by women.
Men take it too, especialy the kind that have a lot of female friends (they adapt to their humor or they just have similar tastes) but i see them having other kinds of weird humor as wel, maybe better or worse than the mainstream,
it depends on your preferences to judge this one i guess.
So i believe that certainly mainstream plays a role, but its not like everyone follows it and the ones who follow it more are usually women i guess.
That gets me back on my previous statement, that women dont need to perfect their humor because society doesnt really expects them to. Only whose who really want to tend to do it.
Men on the other hand are expected to be good at it to be either more socially accpted or chosen by females so they put more effort in it.
So i women could usually be taking the mainstream as raw and using it while men according to their preferences could change it or try to adapt it to their standards inorder to actually be funny.
The first one.
Considering the fact that you believe that women's humor is underappreciated because theygot a different than mainstream and I pointed the opposite about them mostly prefering the mainstream.
What would be your examples of mainstream and non-mainstream humour?