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#009 Trump, Boris, May - Who's The Best Communicator? (With Prof Sophie Scott)

Under The Skin with Russell Brand - May 04, 2017 12:56 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
Neuroscientist and laughter expert Sophie Scott and I discuss the use of comedy within politics, how the left and the right use language differently, and what communication techniques to look out for in the run up to the UK election.

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Sophie Scott on the Meaning of Laughter

Philosophy Bites - October 11, 2016 18:08 - 20 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
What is laughter? What roles does it serve? Sophie Scott, a neuroscientist, discusses this serious question with Nigel Warburton for this episode of Mind Bites, a series made in association with Philosophy Bites as part of Nicholas Shea's AHRC-funded Meaning for the Brain and Meaning for the Pe...

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Episode 213 - Professor Sophie Scott and Nick Doody

Probably Science - July 04, 2016 19:46 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 548 ratings
Professor Sophie Scott (@sophiescott) of University College London's Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience welcomes Matt and past guest Nick Doody (@NickDoody) to her office to discuss her research on the neural basis of human speech processing, and specifically her study of laughter.