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Why We Laugh
Jun 05, 2014
Laughter is universal, but we know very little about the reasons we do it. Dr. Robert Provine has been studying the social and neurological roots of laughter for 20 years, and has come to surprising conclusions about how we operate as human beings. To learn more about Dr. Provine's research at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, read his latest book, Curious Behavior.
Author: Sam Price-Waldman
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