ERGENLERDE MİZAH TARZLARI VE ELEŞTİREL DÜŞÜNME EĞİLİMLERİ
Humour and critical thinking are two concepts that fosters and generates each other; therefore they cannot be thought separately from each other. These two concepts together are the most significant and effective skills that can be used in evaluating the cognitive development. From this point of view, this study was conducted to examine the relationship between the humour styles and critical thinking dispositions of adolescents. This was a descriptive study in correlational screening model. ‘Humour Styles Questionnaire’ and ‘UF/EMI Critical Thinking Dispositions Inventory’ were used in the study. The sample group was selected by using random sampling method and the study was conducted with 112 adolescents, who were studying in high schools located in the city centre of Kırklareli and were voluntary to participate. For the purpose of finding out the relationship between the humour styles and the critical thinking dispositions of the adolescents, correlation coefficient significance test was carried out. As a result of the study, it was observed that there were significant relationships between humour styles and critical thinking dispositions of the adolescents.
Humour styles, critical thinking disposition, adolescents