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  1. Levity “It’s a funny thing.” By: Cyndi Summers

  2. A Whole New Mind  Joyfulness, as exemplified by unconditional laughter, is demonstrating its power to make us more productive and fulfilled.  In the Conceptual Age, fun and games are not just fun and games- and laughter is no laughing matter.  Humor is showing itself to be an accurate marker for managerial effectiveness, emotional intelligence, and the thinking style characteristic of the brain’s right hemisphere. Pink

  3. Fundamentals of Humor

  4. Research University of Maryland School of Medicine (2005)

  5. More ResearchPhysical Effects

  6. Laughter is the best medicine. By using the example of Dr. MadanKataria, the guru of giggles, and James Thorson, a professor of the University of Nebraska who has created a multidimensional sense of humor scale, the author Daniel Pink reiterates the old adage that “laughter is the best medicine”. He also shows that people who are happy and satisfied at their places of employment are more productive and successful than those who are not. http://www.laughteryoga.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=319&Itemid=711

  7. Stress Test

  8. Character Traitsof People with a Sense of Humor • Viewed by others as more intelligent and creative • Well-developed sense of humor is a sign of giftedness (Holt 1995) • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCz8he36hsk

  9. Benefits of Humor in a Learning Environment • Creates a more supportive learning environment • Retains more knowledge • Creates a sense of community • Reduces stress • Engages minds • http://www.workplaceissues.com/arhumor.htm • *http://www.umsl.edu/continuinged/education/mwr2p06/pdfs/A/Hellman_Online_Humor.pdf

  10. Kids and Humor • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vF8vZM-O3hc&feature=related • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6iNxLir0bw&feature=related • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8aprCNnecU&feature=related

  11. More Kids and Humor • A 5-year-old laughs more than 400 times a day! • The average adult laughs only ? times. • http://www.laughteryoga.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=640&Itemid=1405

  12. And Even Animals • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jqom4ejIf6I&feature=related • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hly0vuXPG-M&feature=related