# Humor Styles and hidden factors

Based on the path diagram of the previous exercise, you are in the position of tracing some interesting patterns of humor styles. Following Martin (2007), one of the special features of the HSQ is that it measures two positive, a) affiliative and b) self-enhancing, and two negative, c) aggressive and d) self-defeating, styles of humor.

Which of the extracted factors could measure the affiliative style? For answering the question correctly, you need to focus on the nature of the items related to each of the factors in the path diagram.