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Laughter in the animal kingdom

Studies by various groups suggest monkeys, dogs and even rats love a good laugh. “Neural circuits for laughter exist in very ancient regions of the brain, and ancestral forms of play and laughter existed in other animals eons before we humans came along with our ‘ha-ha-has’ and verbal repartee,” says Jaak Panksepp, a neuroscientist at Bowling Green State University.

Read this article that explains how animals don’t just laugh, there’s evidence they can crack their own jokes.

Completely unrelated, but interesting anyway: Have you heard the call of the Australian Kookaburra?

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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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