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Laughter is the best medicine? The emotional appeal of stand-up comedy

Comics taking to the stage should take note: how much of a hit they are with their audiences won?t be down to just their jokes. The link between humor and emotion plays a large part in how well an audience connects with a comedian, and vice versa, according to new research.
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