Brain Benefits of Laughter Resemble Those of Meditation

Research revealed that laughter triggers the same gamma brain waves as meditation.

Sharing a joke with friends or watching a funny video may be just as good for your brain as a relaxing session of yoga or mindfulness meditation, a new study suggests. Researchers monitored the brain waves of volunteers as they watched three types of videos—spiritual, distressing, and humorous. The scientists found that funny videos triggered […]

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