When I grow up I want to be a comedian! assessing the impact of comedy and laughter training on the emotional and social wellbeing of schoolchildren

This study assessed the impact of a comedy and laughter training programme on the social confidence and well-being of 145 UK-based primary school students. Scores in self-efficacy, shyness and happiness were taken once before and twice following (immediately after and eight weeks later) the programme for both students on the programme and a control group. […]