Why Do We Laugh?

The answer sounds obvious until you discover that 80% of our laughter has nothing to do with something we find funny.

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Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, we look at why laughter evolved in the first place; what laughter really means most of the time; and why a scientist would want to spend his time tickling a gorilla.