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Raymond Firmalino is a Greater Good research assistant.

 
 
  

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Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Cope with Rejection

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Can We Become More Engaged at Work?

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Losing Your Train of Thought Could Be a Good Thing

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Global Consensus: Money Doesn’t Bring Happiness

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Is Touch the Language of Romance?

 

Articles: Why Laughter is Contagious

By Raymond Firmalino | April 12, 2011

A new study offers the first evidence that chimps imitate each other's laughter. Learn why this is research you should keep in mind at your next business meeting.

 

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