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You’ve got to laugh: why a sense of humour helps in dark times

You’ve got to laugh: why a sense of humour helps in dark times

13 January 2021

Are you the type of person who can joke their way through a crisis? Do you love dark humour? There may be a scientific explanation for that. The stress hormone cortisol can actually be suppressed by the “happy hormones” triggered by laughter. Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas, authors of Humour, Seriously talk to The Guardian about how laughter can get us through the darkest times.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/oct/11/you-have-got-to-laugh-why-a-sense-of-humour-helps-in-dark-times?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits

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