Laughter is powerful and comes in many flavors. Ultimately, if you are laughing you are laughing. What took you there doesn't really matter any more. Or does it? It has been my experience over the years that there are many levels of benefits one can get from laughter that are far beyond the physical. This article discusses a personal opinion on two popular approaches.
Two million people from 70 countries voted on 40,000 jokes in a 2002 study by Dr Richard Wiseman, of the University of Hertfordshire and the British Association for the Advancement of Science.