Fake laughter doesn’t fool the brain, research reveals

Posted: March 20, 2014 in balance

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Relationships News — ScienceDaily
Fake laughter doesn’t fool the brain, research reveals
As the world celebrates International Day of Happiness today (Thursday, 20 March), can we tell whether people are truly happy just from their laugh? “During our study, when participants heard a laugh that was posed, they activated regions of the brain associated with mentalizing in an attempt to understand the other person’s emotional and mental state,” the authors state.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

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