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Millions of Americans take antidepressant medications. But how did that come to be, and does such widespread use of antidepressants serve a real medical need?
In this segment, we'll talk about what depression is and what can be done about it. Conventional therapies for depression involve medications and talk therapy, often used in combination. But is that approach the only way out of depression?
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.