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Tickling is the act of touching a part of a body in a way that causes involuntary twitching .... In a 2008 study, 89% of students admitted to being ticklish on their right foot, ... Some of history'...

FYI: What Is The Evolutionary Purpose Of Tickling? | Popular Science

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Aug 12, 2013 ... These facts offer insight into tickling's evolutionary purpose, says Robert R. Provine, ... Travel Back In Time With These Amazing Historical GIFs ...

Weekend Reading: A History of Tickling; A Study in Oversharing ...

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Oct 19, 2013 ... Schuster takes us through the surprisingly extensive history of philosophers thinking about tickling, from Aristotle to Nietzsche, Spinoza, and the ...

Science: Why Are We Ticklish & What Does It Mean? - Bit Rebels

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The history of tickling ... Tickling and being ticklish is actually way more interesting than I expected. ... Tickling could be where the origin of laughter begins

Why Are We Ticklish? - Zidbits

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May 6, 2012 ... For some, tickling can produce laughter through an anticipation of pleasure. ... Throughout history, some of the world's greatest minds have ... The happiness, laughing and/or excitement that comes with being tickling are seen ...

Why Do We Tickle? | JSTOR Daily

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Mar 10, 2016 ... Politics & History ... Tickling could be a way to bond: the child's reaction to being tickled would cause the caregiver to also crack a smile.

Brain Area for Ticklish Laughter Found - Live Science

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May 10, 2013 ... A laugh that prompts you to cry out, "That tickles!" activates different brain areas than a laugh not provoked by tickling, a new study from ...

Cabinet of Wonders: The Benefits of Tickling

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Apr 16, 2009 ... "Basically the signals that tell the brain that we are being stroked on the .... Here is a web page describing how foot tickling has a long history of ...

Tickling - University of California, San Diego

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two millennia by some of the greatest minds in history includ- ing Aristotle and Plato, .... emerge because of tickling being paired with other humorous or pleasant ...

The Mystery of Ticklish Laughter. American ... - Christine Harris

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explaining in part why tickling does not always elicit laughter. .... they do not much like being tickled, and few adults actively ..... A Natural History, vii. p. 721.

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Tickle, Tickle: The Science Behind Being Ticklish, And How To ...

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Apr 17, 2015 ... Here's the evolutionary purpose of tickling and how to stop yourself from being ticklish.

Why are we ticklish? (Page 1) - Evolution - Ask a Biologist Q&A

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I'm not positive I am posting in the correct forum topic, but I am wondering about the evolutionary origins of "ticklish"ness. Why were the first ...

Ticklish | Define Ticklish at Dictionary.com

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a ticklish situation. 3. extremely sensitive; touchy: He is ticklish about being interrupted. 4. unstable or easily upset, as a boat; unsteady. Origin of ticklish. Expand.