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Posts tagged laughter

November 8, 2013

 

More often than not, laughter is unrelated to humor.

What’s So Funny?

According to laughter research, you're not as funny as you think.

July 10, 2013

 

Laughter can be contageous

The Acoustics Of Laughter

There's a lot more to laughter than you might imagine, in this Moment of Science.

July 21, 2010

 

Did You Know That Laughter Is Good For Your Health?

Have you ever felt better after laughing? Laughter can be one of the best medicines. Find out why on A Moment of Science.

April 19, 2010

 

Laughter (And Other Emotions) Are Universal

Scientists are learning that emotions, such as laughter, are universal.

February 2, 2010

 

Bad Mood? Here’s A Good Joke

How does a good joke make us forget our negative emotions?

September 27, 2003

 

Recent research has shown that people are 30 times more likely to laugh in a social situation than when they are alone.

Laughter is a Social Signal?

Laughter research has found that less than 20% of laughter is a sincere response to someone's humor. In fact, it's primarily a social signal.

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