The scientific study of behaviour and of the mind.

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The genetic and physiological origins of laughter?

This Wikipedia article defines laughter in many terms, such as... "a visual expression of happiness, or an inward feeling of joy" and "a part of human behavior regulated by the brain, ...
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Do animals suffer from “Human” mental disorders?

It is tragic, but apparently Killer whales and Dolphins can commit suicide too (e.g. here)... This suggests they can become depressed. I wondered whether they were "clinically" depressed like many ...
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Regarding the relation of observed human nature with evolution and/or genetics [closed]

Can the behavior/psychology of a human be genetic or is it an acquired trait?