Gelotology (LAUGHTER) with Lee Berk
Published February 6, 2018
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    The. Study. Of. Laughter. It exists, and it's called gelotology. In one of the oddly more somber episodes, Alie sits down with Dr. Lee Berk, a doctor who is "serious about laughter" and has dedicated decades to hunting down how humor affects the body. Learn about what makes a joke a joke, the science behind happiness, why you laugh when you're nervous, if comedians are naturally depressed or if that's a myth, and why some people get paid to tickle rats. Gelotology is an actual science and as Alie learns, it really is no laughing matter. Heads up, Alie will be in Portland Feb. 22 for a dinner event with Thanatologist Cole Imperi! Ticket link: http://bit.ly/2DtJAbB Dr. Lee Berk’s website  More links at www.alieward.com/ologies Follow Ologies on Instagram or Twitter  Follow Alie on Instagram or Twitter Obtain some cool items at www.OlogiesMerch.com Edited by Steven Ray Morris Music by Nick Thorburn
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