Political Humor and Anxiety: Proposal Time! (Update #5)

After extensive research, it’s time to turn theory into practice and write questions for the fall Omnibus Project survey! For those unfamiliar with the Omnibus, it’s a survey sent out every fall by the Government department to gather political covariates and demographic data along with variables of interest from a sample pool of respondents. There’s […]

Political Humor and Anxiety: Measure of Anxiety (Update #3)

Since my previous posts tackled the link between political humor and anxiety, the next question in my literature review is straightforward: how do we measure anxiety? As a non-psych major who typically studies government and economics, I had to do some digging. After reviewing the literature, anxiety can be split into two categories (state and […]