22 Dec '11, 3am

Laughter is contagious: Try watching this with a straight face

Laughter is contagious: Try watching this with a straight face

A trainful of strangers suddenly bursts into laughter, for no apparent reason. Is laughter really contagious? Watch the video to see if it works on you. STOMPer HumanNature wrote: "This video has been making the rounds on the internet. "Laughter spreads among a group of passengers on a subway in Berlin, Germany. "It started with one woman who laughed after looking at her phone, then it quickly spread amongst the strangers. Nobody even appeared to know what she was laughing at. "Is laughter really infectious? For some, they looked nervous at first, then started chuckling to get past the awkward moment. "Some scientists say laughter is a natural response to raise adrenaline levels among groups to increase alertness levels. "Watch this video and you might laugh too -- without even knowing why. Although I think you would need to have been there personally in order to get the f...

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