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Gelotology is the study of laughter and its effects on the body, from a psychological and ... Other studies have shown that laughter can help alleviate stress and pain, and can assist cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. "The science of laughter was ...


Apr 22, 2014 ... Other studies have also shown the wide-ranging health benefits of laughter. A Vanderbilt University study estimated that just 10-15 minutes of ...


Humour researchers– have reported shortcomings of studies on the physiologic effects of laughter. For example, “Taken together, the empirical studies reviewed  ...


Nov 1, 2000 ... Most people think of laughter as a simple response to comedy, or a ... an observation from my field studies: The laughter of the female, not the ...


Basil Hall, Laughter as a displacement activity: the implications for humor theory; Baudelaire, Charles .... Perspectives in Religious Studies 32.3 (2005): 295-308.


Oct 5, 2012 ... A recent study suggests that laughter triggers the release of endorphins, ... pain tolerance went up by as much as 50% in some of our studies.


Whether you're guffawing at a sitcom on TV or quietly giggling at a newspaper cartoon, laughing does you good. Laughter is a great form of stress relief, and ...


Sep 14, 2011 ... Laughter with friends releases endorphins, the brain's "feel-good" chemicals. ... Laughing with friends releases feel-good brain chemicals, which also ... for Transgender Service Members Would Be Minimal, Studies Show.


In response to laughter, our bodies produce pain-killing hormones called endorphins. ... More research of studies conducted on Laughter at the University of ...