On the way to completing her dissertation, Dr.Sadhna Bokhiria took a break and visited a Comedy Club. She explains how this detour changed her life course and wider perspective. In her TEDx Talk she reveals her study and discovery of traits and facts about humor and its effect on both the audience and comedians. Sadhna Bokhiria is a professor and gelotologist fascinated with the correlation between humor and intelligence. Dr. Bokhiria believes it takes great courage and incredible intelligence to be authentic in today’s world and stand-up comedians exemplify this through their art.
In this talk, she discusses how laughter benefits the body and how stand-up comedians exemplify a creative process that is both highly intellectual and incredibly liberating. She discusses how stand-up comedy changed her life, and what you can learn from comedians. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx