Infants as young as five months can differentiate laughter between friends and laughs strangers share, a new study reports. The findings suggest that the ability to detect the nature of social relationships shows up early in human infancy, possibly the result of a detection system that uses vocal cues. “Infants’ sensitivity to different kinds of… Read more

Laughter is one of the best emotional and physical therapies for anyone under stress. Laughing releases endorphins into the brain. Endorphins are like the nerve-numbing drug morphine and serve to reduce harmful chemicals in the body that are released by stress. Laughter is good for you. Nine out of ten stand-up comedians recommend laughter in… Read more