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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 ...

psych2go.net/purpose-tickling

Jul 25, 2015 ... There has been research to suggest that the purpose of tickling has nothing ... then when the participants were supposedly being tickled by the ...

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.

www.medicaldaily.com/pulse/tickle-tickle-science-behind-being-ticklish-and-how-overcome-it-329802

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

Feb 12, 2012 ... Tickling probably evolved from a defense mechanism but then gradually changed into a more social action, as explained in Provine, 2005 (PDF):.

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 ...

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

For more than a century, people believed that humor and tickling were inextricably intertwined. After all, if tickling didn't help develop good humor, then why ...

www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-tickling-rats-20161110-story.html

Nov 10, 2016 ... You can hear the ultrasonic vocalizations made by a rat when it is being tickled by a researcher. ... When the animals received a 10-second tickle from a gloved hand, they ... It may even serve a useful social purpose. “Tickling ...