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The science of laughter

The science of laughter

Our Mind Matters series features expert speakers on the psychology behind subjects such as humour, magic, touch and body image. Watch back over the talks so far and see what's coming up.

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Mapping white Europeans' relationship with race

Dr Tom Stafford comments on a Harvard University study that shows how easily white Europeans associate black faces with negative ideas.

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