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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tickling

In The Assayer, Galileo philosophically examines tickling in the ... make movements to get away from, and report disliking, being tickled, ...

www.popsci.com/science/article/2010-12/fyi-what-evolutionary-purpose-tickling

Aug 12, 2013 ... These facts offer insight into tickling's evolutionary purpose, says Robert R. Provine, a neuroscientist at the University of Maryland, Baltimore ...

www.theregister.co.uk/2006/09/01/the_odd_body_tickling

Sep 1, 2006 ... Even Plato and Aristotle speculated about tickling and its purpose. ... precise point to be tickled must not be known" to the person being tickled.

zidbits.com/2012/05/why-are-we-ticklish

May 6, 2012 ... The happiness, laughing and/or excitement that comes with being tickling are seen as a way to encourage the continuation of the act because ...

www.quora.com/Tickling-What-if-any-is-the-evolutionary-advantage-of-being-ticklish

Especially most people being ticklish in certain areas and not others. E.g., feet ... The best theory I've come across is this: tickling (with children) is an opportunity to ...

biology.stackexchange.com/questions/1001/is-there-are-evolutionary-explanation-for-why-humans-and-primates-are-ticklish

Tickling is a rather interesting phenomenon: When humans or apes are ... Do they have the same evolutionary purpose or different ones?

www.askabiologist.org.uk/answers/viewtopic.php?id=515

Also, what induces the tickle feeling? (We've been told that it is the brain being unable to anticipate some types of tactile sensations. Is this true ...

www.bitrebels.com/lifestyle/science-why-are-we-ticklish-what-does-it-mean

Tickling and being ticklish is actually way more interesting than I expected. ... about the topic this week called FYI: What Is the Evolutionary Purpose of Tickling.

www.nytimes.com/1997/06/03/science/anatomy-of-a-tickle-is-serious-business-at-the-research-lab.html

Jun 3, 1997 ... Ticklish laughter, Ms. Harris concludes, rather than being social interaction, ... suggesting that they serve some serious evolutionary purpose.

science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/emotions/laugh-tickling2.htm

Social Aspects of Tickling - The social aspects of tickling are quite interesting. Learn more about the social aspects of tickling at HowStuffWorks.