Have a laugh

happy_face_stickman_jumping_1600_wht_5882Professor Sophie Scott is known as the Queen of Laughter in academic circles.

Among her research findings is the fact we get better at distinguishing between real and fake laughter as we get older but that as we age laughter becomes less contagious.

We laugh most in conversations with people we know and we generally underestimate how much we do laugh.

She reached a larger audience through a TED presentation in Vancouver. Here it is

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