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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 amazing thing about laughter," said Laughologist Albert Nerenberg. "Is that it's innate. Although I'm sure there variations in how people laugh, what's amazing is how similar people are across culture's and civilizations. People who teach laughter exercises are generally impressed with how people rise to similar skill levels. Most people can be terrific laughers...." More from The Laugyhing News here.

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