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
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
Laughologist Albert Nerenberg led the entire IdeaCity conference last week in a bombastic Mass Maniacal Laugh with almost 1000 people laughing simultaneously. The laugh was part of a demonstration of Laughercize, a technique which allows people to laugh without jokes. Nerenberg claimed that laughter was an antidote to the overthinking which is epidemic. IdeaCity is the Canadian version of TED, where speakers are given are short slot to make an entertaining and significant pre
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
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!
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