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The History of Human Clapping

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. During applause, a person claps on average between 2.5 and 5 times per second. 01:01

  2. Applause serves as a collective voice and helps facilitate social cues. 05:06

  3. Here's what could become of the future of clapping: 06:31

Written by Curiosity Staff October 11, 2014

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