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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gelotology

Gelotology is the study of laughter and its effects on the body, from a psychological and ... respond less to allergens. Other studies have shown that laughter can help alleviate stress and pain, and can assist cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/22/laughter-and-memory_n_5192086.html

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 ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2762283

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

www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2017/06/05/six-science-based-reasons-why-laughter-is-the-best-medicine

Jun 5, 2017 ... Laughter is a potent endorphin releaser. One of the most recent studies on laughter shows that laughing with others releases endorphins in the ...

www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/stress-relief/art-20044456

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 ...

www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200011/the-science-laughter

Nov 1, 2000 ... Indeed, laughter is a "speaking in tongues" in which we're moved .... an observation from my field studies: The laughter of the female, not the ...

www.laughteronlineuniversity.com/350-scientific-research-papers-on-laughter

You will find more (and more recent) research articles on laughter categorized by .... Contributions in Afroamerican and African Studies 209 (2004): 111-118.

www.helpguide.org/articles/mental-health/laughter-is-the-best-medicine.htm

Sure, it's fun to share a good laugh. But did you know it can actually improve your health? It's true: laughter is strong medicine. It draws people together in ways ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315290.php

Jan 18, 2017 ... Studies specifically investigating the therapeutic effects of laughter are few and far between, and those that are found in the literature tend to ...