Helping Kids Develop a Strong Sense of Humor

Helping Kids Develop a Strong Sense of Humor

We are exploring how humor contributes to mental health for kids and adults. One way to make sure that kids enjoy the benefits of laughter is to help them to develop a strong sense of humor. Find out how in our new infographic that you can download here: How a Sense of Humor Develops


Infographic: © Kids In Transition to School 2021

Image: © Susanne Neal|

Katherine Pears
Dr. Katherine Pears is a senior scientist at Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC). She earned her Ph.D in clinical psychology and has worked with OSLC since 1998. Katherine is the principal investigator and co-developer of the Kids In Transition to Schools (KITS) program. Currently, she oversees all the clinical and research activities for KITS. When she’s not in her office, you’ll find Katherine in the kitchen whipping up her latest creation or outdoors hiking a scenic trail.


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