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Laughter - Wikipedia

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Laughter is a physical reaction in humans and some other species of primate, consisting ... Laughter is a part of human behavior regulated by the brain, helping humans ..... -releases/2000/laughter-...

Watch: Here's what happens to your brain when you laugh ...

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Sep 10, 2015 ... But when you think about it, laughter is actually kind of a bizarre behaviour. So why do we do it, and what makes our bodies have such an ...

Laughter and the Brain

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you are here: home > explore > laughter ... What part of the brain is responsible for laughter and humor? ... The information sent to your spinal cord and brain should be exactly the same. ... See if I can make you laugh with these brain jokes.

Laughter on the Brain - How Laughter Works | HowStuffWorks

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Laughter on the Brain - Laughter on the brain is the result of your brain reacting to a humorous stimulus. ... How do you criticize something without being a jerk?

Re: What in the brain makes you laugh? - MadSci Network

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May 27, 2001 ... There are many brain areas that we use to laugh at a joke. ... People have shown that it can make your immune system stronger, and increase ...

What makes you laugh? - Science Museum

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Which area of your brain controls emotions? > What makes ... out laughing. The girl always came up with a reason for her mirth – 'You guys are just so funny!'

How What Makes You Laugh (And Cringe) Reveals Your Hidden ...

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Dec 8, 2015 ... This week on Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam looks at what we find funny and what, well, crosses the line. Comedian Bill Burr joins us to talk ...

The American Scholar: Laughter and the Brain - Richard Restak

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Jun 10, 2013 ... It is the brain's frontal lobes that make sense of the discrepancy between ... you have to keep in mind at least two possible scenarios: your initial ...

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

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Surprisingly, most laughter isn't about humor, says Robert Provine, professor of ... You don't decide to do it. ... Our brain makes the decision for us. ... In either case, e-mail your suggestions to mysteries@msnbc.com, or discuss your questions ...

This Is Your Brain On Laughter | Prevention

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What happens in your brain in response to a sidesplitting bon mot? ... Make sure you don't go to bed stressed-out—keep your evening entertainment light by ...