posted on Aug, 6 2019 @ 01:48 AM
a reply to: Irikash
Exactly what I thought. I've done that myself, horrified that laughter is coming out when it is anything but funny. I think the emotional response
overwhelms specific people at times and the body (face) just reacts. I can see in this clip that he is struggling and trying not to break down.
I do not care for the guy at all, but looking at it without any preconceived notions, this is my take on it.
This is interesting:
“Inappropriate laughter is a really interesting one,” says Steve Ellen, director of Melbourne’s Psychosocial Oncology Program. “We all do it,
I’ve done it very many times. It can really be quite difficult. You can be talking about something very tense, and your body responds by
Ellen thinks nervous laughter is a psychological response to anxiety and tension, that “our own body makes us start laughing to relieve the tension,
even if we don’t really want to [and] we’d prefer to be serious.”
Jordan Raine, a PhD Researcher into “Human Non-verbal Vocalisations” at the University of Sussex, agrees that it could be the brain’s way of
diffusing tension, or a defensive coping mechanism when you’re faced with something traumatic or distressing.
edit on 6-8-2019 by hiddeninsite because: added link and details