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2013-08-15 23:26:56

This is one of several projects that add light years to life by promoting the positive power of laughter and humor. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Psychologist Steve Wilson announced a grant from the Laughter Arts & Sciences Foundation, 501.c.3, (LASF) in support of the “1,000 Red Noses Project”. According to the Project Director, Debra Joy Hart, a nurse, educator, and laughter therapist, who took the project to Peru in 2011, the next stop will be Komatsu, Japan, October...

Different Laughter Interpreted By Different Parts Of The Brain
2013-05-09 12:21:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The human brain is capable of deciphering all kinds of social cues and interpreting them into perceptions about people or situations. Now, a group of German researchers has found that joyous or mocking laughter can spark activity in the social centers of the brain, while tickle-induced giggling does not have the same effect. "Laughing at someone and laughing with someone leads to different social consequences," said lead author...

2012-10-05 06:23:50

LONDON, October 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New independent research commissioned by leading entertainment website Jackpotjoy.com [http://bingo.jackpotjoy.com ], reveals that Brits are experiencing a 'laughter recession'. In the last 60 years 2010 has been voted the least fun decade. This is why Jackpotjoy launches its new GBP250,000 FUNdation that will grant FUNds to daft ideas submitted by the public to make the UK laugh more! According to the researchers, the amount Brits...