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Laughter In A Can: How Our Brains Interpret Funny Business (encore)

What in the wow is "canned laughter" and how in the world does it work? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they explore the funny business of our brains on canned laughs! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of LAUGHTER!
  • Clickherefor a printable "Wowsheet" to help turn this episode of Wow in the World into a scientific learning adventure!
  • What in the wow is "canned laughter" and how in the world does it work? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they explore the funny business of our brains on canned laughs! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of LAUGHTER! Originally aired, 3/30/20

  • Want to learn more about the science behind canned laughter? Clickhereto see some of the resources we used to help write this episode!
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