Your sense of humor has been developing since you were born. It has developed in stride with all your cognition, and has been shaped by your upbringing. You might laugh at the same things your parents do, and you might have difficulty understanding humor outside of the range of your familial and social background. Even within your familial context, you aren't likely to be in on every joke. You might need extra context to understand some humorous references, or you might express your sense of humor differently than others. Developing your sense of humor will help you communicate with . . .