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How Laughter Helps In Schools And in the World Of Education

Social play is critical to the development of children’s social skills and emotional intelligence. Restricted play results in deficient social skills which can lead to life-long physical, mental, emotional and social problems. Laughter promotes childlike playful behavior. New research shows that playful adults continue to learn social skills and improve their emotional intelligence. Learning requires that one lower what linguists call the “affective barrier.”

This article reviews how laughter can help.


Laughter and Low Concentration
Laughter and Academic Pressure
Laughter and Emotional Bonding
Laughter and Exercise


Laughter and Puberty
Laughter and Parental Inconsistency
Laughter and Changing Relationships
Laughter and School Demands

Relevant Studies

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In Conclusion

Therapeutic approaches to laughter such as Laughter Wellness and Laughter Yoga offer a physical exercise that works on the body and mind simultaneously. They boost systems that are switched off or disrupted by stress, especially the circulatory and digestive systems. They stimulate willingness to learn and retention improves creativity and self discipline. They provide tools to deal with stressful situations in new ways, providing an alternative to anger and aggression and resulting fear.

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About the Author:

Sebastien Gendry is an American expert on laughter and how to unlock its many benefits to promote wellness and wellbeing in everyday life, at home and at work. A work-related burnout and ensuing journey towards recovery led him to discover and fall in love with the world of therapeutic laughter in the early 2000s. He has since traveled close to one million miles over the past decade offering a variety of laughter and empowerment programs to 1,000s of people on four continents, and continues to do so. [Read more.]

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