Have you ever heard someone say that they don’t think that women can be funny? I have to admit that I didn’t hear that until recently, so I looked at some of the research on gender and perceptions of humor. I think you’ll be surprised. In this episode I summarize some of this research.
Resources for this episode
- Are Men Really Funnier Than Women?
- Witty Women Are Less Likely to Get Promoted Than Men
- Gender and the evaluation of humor at work