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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Static_electricity

Static electricity is an imbalance of electric charges within or on the surface of a material. ... The familiar phenomenon of a static shock–more specifically, an electrostatic discharge–is caused by the neutralization of charge. ... Contact- induced charge separation causes your hair to stand up and causes "static cling" (for ...

lifehacker.com/5851341/how-can-i-avoid-static-shocks-in-the-winter

Oct 19, 2011 ... If one of the charged objects then touches a conductor, like a piece of metal, the charge will neutralize itself, causing a static shock.

www.wikihow.com/Avoid-(Static)-Electric-Shock

Static shock is the result of the redistribution of electric charges between different ... is less likely than certain fabrics to conduct electricity and cause static shock.

www.electrostatics.net/articles/static_shocks.htm

Why don´t I get static shock when I ... and usually does not cause a shock.

www.school-for-champions.com/science/static_shocks_reducing.htm

Feb 15, 2009 ... Dry skin rubbing on clothes made of synthetic materials is the greatest cause of building up static electric charges enough to give you a shock.

www.sciencebrainwaves.com/what-causes-a-static-shock

Dec 4, 2010 ... To understand what causes static shocks, those annoying zaps that seem to come from seemingly innocuous objects without warning, we have ...

physics.stackexchange.com/questions/4180/how-to-avoid-getting-shocked-by-static-electricity

... as a person, a car, a motal door, etc I get shocked by static electricity. .... which is the most common cause for people in their day-to-day lives.

intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/hr/documents/public/hsu/information/electrical/staticelectricity.pdf

many people do not feel a shock from a static electricity discharge less than ... The biggest risk is that a shock could cause you to have an accidental injury. For.

www.quora.com/How-do-I-prevent-myself-from-getting-shocked-by-static-electricity-in-winter

Where I live it's very dry, and in winter static shocks were routine, though annoying and frequently ... What causes static electric shock and how do you avoid it?

www.explainthatstuff.com/how-static-electricity-works.html

Dec 1, 2016 ... An easy-to-understand explanation of why static electricity is caused by ... when you touch a doorknob, giving you a tiny electric shock. In most ...