Introducing: Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind

Introducing: Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind

By The Week

"In today's special collaboration, we're featuring an episode from the new podcast "Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind," hosted by Richard Wiseman, Britain's only professor in the Public Understanding of Psychology, and science journalist Marnie Chesterson. Together, they explore the fascinating topic of laughter, discussing why humans have evolved to laugh and the numerous benefits that laughing has on our mental and physical health. Richard also reveals details from the biggest ever scientific study into humor, where they find out what the world's funniest joke is. Unfortunately, he then tells it...

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Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton
Produced by Kate White
Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White
Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee
Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of

Mixed by Knights Audio"

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