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.
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