A wonderful article on laughter and well worth a read.
It looks at the social side of laughter, it’s contagiousness and the health benefits.
“In the 2009 review,8 “Laughter Prescription,” published in the Canadian Family Physician journal, author William B. Strean, Ph.D., notes there are “several good reasons to conclude that laughter is effective as an intervention.” For starters, virtually all studies on laughter have demonstrated benefits. What’s more, there are virtually no negative side effects.”
Here is a link to the full article: