Humor is a universal human trait that crosses all cultures and societies. This presentation addresses how humor can be used to decrease prejudice and improve relationships of people from vastly different backgrounds. This presentation will discuss the role that baggage, projections, judgments and perceptions play in impeding our ability to appreciate cultural differences other communication styles and how humor can be used to overcome these obstacles.
1.Recognize ways that humor can be used to decrease prejudices
2.Demonstrate how humor can be used to knock down barriers the impede communication
3.Give examples of ways to respond to the use of inappropriate humor and how to educate those that use it.