Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Robert Lynch: It's Funny Because We Think It's True

Season 2012 Episode 17 | 3m 20s

Robert Lynch is currently completing his doctorate in Evolutionary Biology at Rutgers University. One of his main areas of study is the evolutionary utility of laughter, i.e. why laughter is so important to the human species. Robert doesn't just talk and write about laughter; he also creates it as a stand-up comedian in New York City comedy clubs.

Aired: 12/20/12

Rating: NR

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