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Many researchers believe that the purpose of laughter is related to making and strengthening human connections.

Why We Laugh - WebMD

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Mar 27, 2006 ... But just because it's common doesn't make laughter any less strange. ... The answer may seem obvious: We laugh when we perceive ...

Why do people laugh? You asked Google – and here's the answer ...

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/01/why-do-people-laugh-google

Jul 1, 2015 ... If you ask people why they laugh, they tend to talk about humour, comedy and jokes. Humour, comedy and jokes do seem to be very important ...

How scientists make people laugh to study humor | - TED Ideas

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Mar 20, 2015 ... British cognitive neuroscientist Sophie Scott explains why she studies laughter ... and shares ways she makes subjects laugh in the lab.

How to Make Someone Laugh: 12 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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Inside jokes - jokes shared between a few people only - are funny because they are .... If people laugh at how stupid your jokes are, make another joke, ie: how ...

BBC - Future - What makes us laugh?

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Jun 5, 2012 ... All humans laugh, and laughter always involves a similar pattern of whooping noises. Deaf people who have never heard a sound still make ...

A big mystery: Why do we laugh? - Technology & science - Science ...

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When we laugh, we alter our facial expressions and make sounds. ... To find out when and why people laugh, I and several undergraduate research assistants ...

Why Do People Laugh: Here Are the Reasons Why - Mercola Articles

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Sep 24, 2016 ... When you stop and think about it, the sounds people make when .... Spend more time with people who make you laugh, and aren't afraid to ...

Why do people have different laughs? - Mashable

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Nov 30, 2014 ... Think of the classic Mary Poppins song, "I Love to Laugh": "Some people laugh through their noses ... Some people laugh through their teeth .

How to Make People Laugh, According to Science | The Science ...

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Sep 8, 2015 ... Sophie Scott is an expert on laughter. As part of her research, Scott has determined the best (scientifically-proven) ways to make you chuckle.