LAUGHTER REALLY IS CONTAGIOUS Positive Emotions more Contagious Than Negative: The Laughing News

Laughter really is contagious and may prove that positive emotions are more contagious than negative according to this week's edition of The Laughing News, the online newspaper dedicated to laughter. A new study suggests that positive emotions may also be more contagious than negative emotions. This flies in the face of science which often suggests that humans are wired for fear, anger and predatory behaviours. More at The Laughing News. "Research by Finland’s Aalto Univer

Animals Laughing? The Laughing News Exposes the World of Animal Laughter

The new edition of The Laughing News looks at the controversial question of whether animals laugh. The conventional view, since Aristotle, is that humans are the only creatures who do. In fact the ancient Greeks believed what separated man from the animals is the ability to laugh. It may be that animals have been laughing all along. This edition of The Laughing News, the only online newspaper devoted to laughter, we explore the many facets of animal laughter. We expose a

We Were Born To Laugh

The Laughing News, the world's only newspaper devoted to laughter, focusses on genetic propensity to laugh in this week's edition. Whether you laugh quick and loud may be genetic. The researchers in a new study demonstrated that people with a certain genetic variant smiled or laughed more while watching cartoons or subtly amusing film clips than others. However, people who work with laughter, in laughter therapy, laughter yoga or Laughercize, would likely disagree. "The amazi

Laughologist to speak at IdeaCity

Laughologist Albert Nerenberg, will be speaking at Canada's TED conference, IdeaCity in June. The conference whicih brings together scientists, thinkers and performers, is famous for provocatve speeches, wild parties and lively demonstrations. Nerenberg, who spoken at Idea City before, will be speaking about new approaches to laugher exercise. In the past Nerenberg demonstrated the contagiousness of laughter. As well he demonstrated that under hypnosis people can experience

Here's the April 14th Edition of The Laughing News:

Don't Despair. It's The Laughing News for April 13th 2015. Headlines: How to Cultivate Happiness When You Don't Feel Like it Why Happiness Improves Your Health Why Laughter is a Social Lubricant As Much As Alcohol British Hospital Applies Laughter To Cut Down on Staff Sick Days! and more.... #laughter #laughteryoga #Happiness #Alcohol #Health #Laughterworkshop #Laughologist #Laughology