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Photo: <a href="">Chris Hunkeler</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Photo: Chris Hunkeler, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Laughter

What is laughter? Is it exclusive to humans? Is it different for women and men? Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss "the best medicine."  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Who Laughs?

Returning to the subject of laughter, Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley talk about the anatomy and psychology of laughter--a disarming quality we share with the rest of the apes. Why laughter is contagious, and how to tell a fake from a real laugh.  Go to full article

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