06/24/2013 02:14 pm ET

Children 'Learn Humour By Imitating Parents'


Psychologists from Cardiff University found that children learn to spot obviously funny behaviour, such as a parent playing with a stuffed toy, from about 18 months.

But jokes which are harder to distinguish from normal actions take longer to understand, and are often wrongly interpreted as mistakes until the age of two to three years.

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