‘Students’ engagement for their studies declines over time, which raises the question of what happens to the motivated college students who enter advanced schooling highly. A feeling of optimism during university studies along with high self-esteem have a tendency to predict work engagement ten years down the road, while an avoidance technique tends to predict work-related burnout,’ Katariina Salmela-Aro says. School burnout is a persistent school-related stress syndrome which manifests as exhaustion, cynicism about school and emotions of inadequacy. Engagement about college is characterised by energy, dedication and an ability to become absorbed in the work. In basic education, school burnout is the effect of a unfavorable atmosphere in school, by means of a demanding and restless operating environment usually.The outcomes were surprising: Kids with the least sense of humor were probably to be alive 80 years later. ‘But in this case, the children’s sense of humor had been rated by the children’s teachers and parents. They measured the cultural image of a feeling of humor, while we measured self-image, and people’s perception of their own sense of humor. There are also several other differences between the two studies that may affect the outcomes,’ said Svebak. The Humor Project has been executed in collaboration with Solfrid Romundstad, PhD, now employed at Levanger Hospital, and Professor Jostein Holmen at the HUNT Research Centre..