Dr. Robert Provine

Dr. Robert Provine appears in the following:

Going to Laughter Yoga, Part One

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Kurt and Mary Harris, the host of Only Human, check out something called laughter yoga.


What Does Your Sneeze Say About You?

Monday, August 20, 2012

Until recently, we thought of laughing, sneezing and hiccuping as ordinary human actions. But it turns out that these seemingly-mundane behaviors have a long evolutionary history. In ...

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Is Laughter just a Human Thing?

Monday, February 25, 2008

Aristotle thought that laughter is what separates us from the beasts, and that a baby does not have a SOUL, until the moment it laughs for the first time. Historian Barry Sanders, author of Sudden Glory, says that according to Aristotle, this moment of "human ensouling" is supposed to ...

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Monday, February 25, 2008

We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.

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Please Explain: Laughter

Friday, November 16, 2007

Research shows that the average adult laughs six to eight times a day... whereas the average child laughs around four hundred times each day. Today’s Please Explain is all about laughter. Dr. Robert Provine of the Neuroscience Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County is author of the book ...

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