The History of Human Clapping

The History of Human Clapping

Why do we clap?

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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. (1:01)

  • 2

    Applause serves as a collective voice and helps facilitate social cues. (5:06)

  • 3

    Here's what could become of the future of clapping: (6:31)

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History

Death

Happiness

Saturn

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