一个观点,一个品牌,或一种行为是如何火爆起来的? 在这次节目中演讲者将为我们展示欢笑,悲伤,想象力,病毒,病毒式营销背后的秘密。

What makes an idea, a brand, or a behavior catch fire? This hour, TED speakers explore the mysteries behind the many things we spread: laughter and sadness, imagination, viruses and viral ideas.

Sophie Scott: 为什么欢笑具有传染性?

 Sophie Scott: Why Is Laughter Contagious?

About Sophie Scott's TED Talk

Neuroscientist Sophie Scott studies laughter, specifically its effect on our body and brain. She discusses laughter's contagious nature, as well as its role in maintaining social bonds.

神经科学家Sophie Scott研究欢笑,特别是欢笑对我们身体和大脑的影响。她讨论了欢笑的天然传染性,以及欢笑在维系社会关系中的纽带作用。

About Sophie Scott

Sophie Scott is the Deputy Director of the University College London's Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. Scott researches the neurological aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication. She studies speech perception and the evolution of speech, as well as language disorders like aphasia and dyslexia. Her research focuses on the science of laughter and its ability to spread in both humans and other species, such as rats. Occasionally, Scott is a stand-up comedian for UCL's Bright Club.

Sophie Scott 是伦敦大学认知神经科学学院的副主任,她研究语言和非语言交流过程中神经现象,语言感知,语言演化,以及失语症,阅读障碍症等语言功能失调问题。她的研究集中对欢笑的科学研究,欢笑在人类和其它动物,例如老鼠中的传播。有时候,Soctt也是伦敦大学Bright俱乐部的单口喜剧演员

 

原地址:http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/468877892/how-things-spread