Whether it is a chuckle or a chortle, a titter or a giggle, a guffaw or a howl, we’ve all had a reason to LOL. It makes us feel good, we’re more likely to do it in groups, but why do we do it at all? Why do so many different things make us laugh (some of them painful)? Why do we make these spontaneous vocal eruptions and what makes them so enjoyable and infectious? Join Dr Karl and Niraj Lal as they unravel what tickles your funny bone and if it really is humerus. Anything you don’t find out, you can ask our expert. We’ll be sure to make time for your questions.
Dr Niraj (Nij) Lal graduated with a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar in 2012 and was named one of the ABC's Top 5...View Profile
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki just loves science to pieces, and has been spreading the word in print, on TV and radio, and online via social media for more than thirty years....View Profile
Dr Bridget Boyle is a performer, director and teacher of theatre and comedy and a co-founder of debase productions. She has been involved in the creation (writing, directing and performance)...View Profile
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