Managing Conflict with Humor
Image caption, Friends are more likely to provoke laughter than jokes Neuroscientist and part time stand-up comic Prof Sophie Scott reveals 10 things you probably didn't know about laughter. Laughter really is funny. The first time I did stand-up comedy my only coherent thought afterwards was that I wanted to do it again immediately, and do it better. Why is laughter so much fun? As a psychologist, this is especially puzzling as pretty much everything we think about laughter is wrong. So here are 10 things you, probably, didn't know about laughter. Rats are ticklish Want to see a rat laugh?
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