Laughter & Play Library
Serious illnesses, stress, anxiety, difficult personal challenges and issues are no laughing matter. Thanks to Norman Cousins and others, laughter, humor, playfulness and creative engagement have begun to be studied in the laboratory.
This page is a resource of studies, news articles and suggested reading that can inform you about some interesting evidence-based results that support the work done in The Power of Play.
Take a look. Take a read. Write us and let us know your thoughts and experiences!
The Effects of Laughter Therapy on Mood State and Self-Esteem in Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy
The Los Anglee Times
10 Things You May Not know About Laughter
Website: Dr. Mercola
O. Carl Simonton, M.D., James Creighton, Stephanie Matthews Simonton
O. Carl Simonton, M.D. / Reid Henson with Brenda Hampton