The Stages of Humour Development in Children

Photo 122596144 / Child © Jose Manuel Gelpi Diaz |

So when do kids develop a sense of humour?
It’s probably a lot earlier than you think. 50% of children exhibit humour by 2-months old!

Wow that’s really early — but they can’t speak?!
Yes, and this is what the researchers around a study with lead author Elena Hoicka from the University of Bristol were trying to find out. When and what types of humour develop…



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Andy Hab

Andy Hab


The brain and human behaviour, in business, society, learning, and health.