White-Matter Structural Connectivity Underlying Human Laughter-Related Traits Processing

@inproceedings{Wu2016WhiteMatterSC,
  title={White-Matter Structural Connectivity Underlying Human Laughter-Related Traits Processing},
  author={Ching-Lin Wu and Suyu Zhong and Yu-Chen Chan and Hsueh-Chih Chen and Gaolang Gong and Yong He and Ping Li},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2016}
}
Most research into the neural mechanisms of humor has not explicitly focused on the association between emotion and humor on the brain white matter networks mediating this connection. However, this connection is especially salient in gelotophobia (the fear of being laughed at), which is regarded as the presentation of humorlessness, and two related traits, gelotophilia (the enjoyment of being laughed at) and katagelasticism (the enjoyment of laughing at others). Here, we explored whether the… CONTINUE READING
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