Neuroscientist and part time stand-up comic Prof Sophie Scott reveals 10 things you probably didn't know about laughter. The first time I did stand-up comedy my only coherent thought afterwards was that I wanted to do it again immediately, and do it better. As a psychologist, this is especially puzzling as pretty much everything we think about laughter is wrong. So here are 10 things you, probably, didn't know about laughter. Want to see a rat laugh?
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A report by the Royal College of Physicians supports the use of e-cigarettes by current smokers. Other experts accede but urge caution. Experts say the public needs to understand that e-cigarettes are not a healthy alternative en route for tobacco use. Experts say vaping can help you stop smoking, but around may be a trade-off with your health. Scientists say the study is a wake-up call for e-cigarette users, although they acknowledge past smoking can have contributed to health problems.
January is a boom month for the online dating industry as millions aim to the internet to find adoration. But composing a profile that makes you sound fascinating and unique is harder than it sounds. In the process, millions of people will aim to summarise their characters in a minute ago a few paragraphs. But anyone who browses a few profiles will abruptly become very familiar with a handful of phrases.