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Tickling

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Tickling is the act of touching a part of a body in a way that causes involuntary twitching ... The question as to why a person could not tickle themselves was raised by the Greek philosopher Aristo...

Why We Are Ticklish (and How to Overcome It) - Lifehacker

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Jan 14, 2015 ... Tickling breaks down into two major types: Knismesis—or the tingling sensation that makes you want to itch ... The armpits, ribs, neck, and inner thigh are all ticklish zones, and ... Have you ever tried to tickle an angry person?

Physiology of Tickling - Why do people laugh when they get tickled ...

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... by another person's fingers or by a feather -- they send a message through your ... This technology also revealed why we can't tickle ourselves: The cerebellum, located at the back of the brain and responsible for governing movement, can predict a self-tickle and alerts the rest of the brain ... What makes people happy?

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

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Tickling and being ticklish is actually way more interesting than I expected. ... to touch might react differently to tickling than someone who is not as sensitive.

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

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Apr 17, 2015 ... This suggests we can control our response to being tickled, even when someone else is doing the tickling. We can simply place our hands on ...

ELI5: Why are some people "ticklish" and others not? - Reddit

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Feb 16, 2014 ... Someone known to be ticklish tenses up when another goes to tickle them, ... That makes a lot of sense and is actually really interesting.

Tickle Me Pink: 12 Fun Facts about Tickling - Healthy Living Center ...

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Jul 19, 2011 ... Whether tickling makes you giggle or cringe, we dare you to read the following fascinating facts about tickling without cracking a smile — or ...

ELI5:What causes someone to be ticklish? Why are some people ...

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Sep 4, 2015 ... I believe certain parts of our bodies are ticklish so that we learn to protect those most sensitive parts quickly and automatically. It would be an ...

How can I stop being so ticklish? - tickle tickling intimacy | Ask ...

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Get someone to tickle you in a place gently, and see how long you can bear it. ... For me, repeated firm touch is what makes touching bearable.

Why Do We Laugh When We're Tickled? | Mental Floss

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Jul 16, 2014 ... You can't tickle yourself because your brain knows it's coming. When the ... Surely I'm not the only person who CAN tickle their self. I can tickle ...

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What causes ticklishness? - Ask Doctor K

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Jan 20, 2012 ... DEAR DOCTOR K: I am a very ticklish person. ... To this day, no one has adequately answered the question of what causes it. When discussing ...

What makes people ticklish? - UCSB Science Line - University of ...

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Scientists suggest that being ticklish is our defense against creepy crawlies like spiders and bugs, a physiological response alerting us to a specific type of threat  ...

Why Are Some People More Ticklish Than Others? - WSJ

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Feb 15, 2016 ... While some ticklish parts of the body would be vulnerable in battle, others, like the ... “If someone is really angry, you can't tickle them,” he says.