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‘Dad Jokes’ Could Help Kids Grow Into Healthy Adults: Study


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Dad jokes are notoriously corny, but those seemingly cheesy wisecracks might actually be doing some good.

Marc Hye-Knudsen, who is a humor researcher and lab manager at the Aarhus University’s Cognition and Behavior Lab in the United Kingdom, published an article in the British Psychological Society‘s journal that found embarrassing your kids a little can help them grow into healthy adults.

Hye-Knudsen wrote that when dads embarrass their kids with corny jokes, it teaches them how to overcome awkward moments when they grow up.

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