The Funny Business of Laughter
Focus: Chortling, sniggering, guffawing, tittering – it has so many names and yet it is one of the most mysterious aspects of human behaviour. Emma Bayley investigates a very peculiar habit. If an alien were
What really makes people laugh at jokes on April Fool’s Day?
Yahoo! News: There may be no better day all year to express humour than April Fool’s Day, but what makes something funny? People of all ages and cultures experience humour every day. It affects how
Formula for a Truly Funny April Fools
Want the recipe for pranks that will have guaranteed laughs on April fool’s day? A study published in Psychological Science found jokes that involve moral or norm violations are funnier but only when the moral