Scientists have found a free way to relieve stress

There is a simple and free method to relieve stress — you need to laugh often. To such conclusion scientists of the University of Basel, the material was published in the journal PLOS ONE.

Experts conducted an experiment with participation of 41 volunteers — students of psychological faculty. Within 14 days the researchers tracked the frequency and intensity of laughter, its causes and the stress of the situation and collected data on the physical health of the volunteers.

the Results showed that during periods of frequent laughter of the subjects a stressful situation seemed to be less significant, and in General laughing people were easier to cope with problems. It was found that on average people laugh 18 times a day, and most of all the laughter associated with communication and depends on the pleasure it gives you. It also turned out that women laugh more than men.