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Futureproof Gold: The Science of Laughter

Sometimes, you have to laugh. And there are times when you can’t stop laughing. So how much act...

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07.00 16 Jan 2020


Futureproof Gold: The Science of Laughter



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07.00 16 Jan 2020


Sometimes, you have to laugh. And there are times when you can’t stop laughing.

So how much actual control do you have - or do you lose - when you do have to laugh? And is laughter really the best medicine?

Jonathan spoke to Professor Sophie Scott of University College London, who has been researching the neuroscience of laughter, to find out more.

First aired on 13/05/2017.


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