Laughing Matters

What makes laughter so good for us?

Humour takes many forms. It can be transgressive, courageous, dangerous, an invitation to social solidarity, cruel or simply boring. So, what are the physiological and psychological benefits of laughing? Analysing humour is a dangerous game: look at it too closely and you can kill the thing you love. But that’s what we’re risking in this week’s Podcast. Joining Ed Kessler are Lina Molokotos-Liederman, Will Owen and Mohammad Shomali.

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