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The Science Behind a Babies Laugh

Is there anything more infectiously delightful than the sound of a babies laugh? They laugh before they can walk or talk, but have you ever wondered why babies laugh? What gets them giggling? Or how you can make a baby laugh on the spot?

We thought we’d ask the man with the best job ever, Dr Caspar Addyman. Dr Addyman describes himself as the “blue-haired psychologist studying laughing babies at Goldsmiths University of London” and he joined us to explain the science behind a babies laugh.

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