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This is known as "Negative Sentiment ...
This is known as "Negative Sentiment Override," a term coined by University of Oregon emeritus professor Robert Weiss.
Organizational & HR
"Humour is a tool like any other," says Robert L. Weiss, a psychologist at the University of Oregon who studies humour in relationships.
Robert L. Weiss, Ph.D., ...
Robert L. Weiss, Ph.D., Professor emeritus of Psychology, University of Oregon
Robert L. Weiss, ...
Robert L. Weiss, University of Oregon, Eugene
"Humor is a tool like any ...
"Humor is a tool like any other," says Robert L. Weiss, a psychologist at the University of Oregon who studies humor in relationships.
When a couple falls into a pattern of demand and withdrawal, says Weiss
, one partner-often the man-will deploy a joke to avoid addressing problems or to let his
partner know he's
not going to deal with her
A woman reminds her
partner to do the laundry, and he
hums the NFL theme, as if to say, "I have a football game to watch.
No way I'm doing laundry now.