MRI Study Explains Science of Laughter, Why we are Unable to Tickle Ourselves

The science of MRI has officially confirmed what many people had already deduced for themselves–there is nothing funny about being tickled. Researchers at the University of Tuebingen in Germany used magnetic resonance imaging to scan the brains of 18 subjects, recording neural responses of three types of laughter: humorous and joyful laughter, mean-spirited, mocking laughter […]


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