The Science Of Laughter: Why Do We Laugh?

Laughter makes up a surprisingly large┬ápart of our lives, and that’s certainly not a bad thing. It’s a fantastic stress reliever and has the power to brighten an otherwise miserable day. Whether it’s chuckling at a joke in a sitcom or sharing a few laughs with our friends, laughter comes to us very naturally. The question that faces us then is: Why do we laugh? And what goes on in those huge┬ábrains of ours when we’re cracking up? To start with, let’s address the act of laughing itself. What is Laughter? Laughter is essentially a person’s physiological reaction to hearing … Continue reading The Science Of Laughter: Why Do We Laugh?