One study showed thathas a positive impact on our and longevity.
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The Norwegian study, conducted by Svebak Sven and his team at the University of Science and Technology of Norway, was published in L’International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. It was performed at 53,500 people over a period of 7 years. The test consisted of three questions and their answers would be suitable for the humor of the participants to assess and determine whether they were able to understand jokes. We opted for positive and childish humor, not insulting, sarcastic and dark humor. What appeared? The team noticed a difference in life expectancy of 20% depending on the sense of humor. This confirms the results of an initial survey, conducted by the same researcher who found that kidney patients over 2 years had a higher survival rate if they have a sense of humor.
The scientists concluded that sense of humor had a positive effect on mental health and social life of the patient, making them older. That observation would apply until you’re about 65. Then innate predisposition and biological factors related to aging of the greatest role. The good news? Sense of humor you can learn and improve!
Do you think, thanks to a sense of humor live longer? Do you think you have sense of humor?