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LaughLab is part of the Cambridge Science Festival

Psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman travelled the world on a year-long search for the world’s funniest joke. In this entertaining but informative talk he explains how the resulting research revealed much about the science of humour, including why some jokes make men laugh and women groan, the best time of day to tell a joke, how our sense of humour changes throughout our lives and, of course…the world’s funniest joke.


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Date and Time:

18 March 2010 at 8:00 pm


1 hour



Babbage Lecture Theatre
New Museums Site
Downing Street

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External Affairs & Communication, University of Cambridge
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