According to an article on Canadian Online Explorer, children laugh up to 25 times more per day than adults. I think it’s about time we take that back! To get started, check out some office humor and have yourself a chuckle.
Other interesting facts from the article:
- Adults laugh, on average, 15 times per day compared to kids who laugh up to 400 times.
- People who study laughter are called gelotologists.
- The muscle relaxation that comes with laughter can last up to 45 minutes after the laughing has subsided.
- Laughter may also lead to better memory as it speeds up the heartbeat and sends more blood to the brain.