“If you don’t know why you’re laughing, maybe you shouldn’t be laughing.”
Robert Lynch is an evolutionary anthropologist who studies laughter as an evolutionary trait.
Robert started doing stand-up comedy because he thought he’d be a fraud if he didn’t make some people laugh.
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About Robert Lynch
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.