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Fifteen FITuations to Make ’Em Laugh for Better Learning

In our last article, Make ’Em Laugh for Better Learning, we explored the brain-based advantage that humor brings to learning. We discovered the following positive effects of laughter. It 

  • releases tension
  • transcends negative emotion
  • illuminates content
  • engages more brainpower
  • aids memorization
  • builds rapport.

Learning professionals, when considering laughter in learning, might protest, “I am not a joke teller.” Jokes are not, fortunately, the best way to get class

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