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Baby Laughter Subject Of New Cognition Study
2012-11-05 15:00:32

Believe it or not, there’s a lot to be learned from babies, and now researchers from Birbeck University of London’s world-renowned BabyLab want to learn all about laughter and how it pertains to cognitive development.

Grin And Bear It - Smiling Relieves Stress
2012-07-31 09:11:00

Smiling and laughing is said to be contagious among people, but smiling could possibly even have a positive effect on the body.

Chances Are, Your Smile Is From Frustration
2012-05-25 11:33:39

Although some people may appear to be grinning after you say a clever comment about how they gained holiday weight, a new study confirms its merely a smile out of frustration, rather than humor.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.