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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tickling

Tickling is the act of touching a part of a body in a way that causes involuntary twitching ... This type of tickle, called a knismesis, generally does not produce laughter and is ... While the palm of the hand is far more sensitive to touch, most people find ... If a stranger tickles a child without any preliminaries, catching the child by ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/02/06/the-surprising-reasons-why-we-tickle-one-another

Feb 6, 2016 ... Why does tickling happen in the first place? ... According to studies by Provine, people rate being tickled ... Parents and grandparents tickle kids to bond with them, and it's true that children taunt one another in such a manner.

www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/whats-wrong-with-tickling-children_us_587fd0dde4b00d44838cb6f9

Jan 18, 2017 ... "I hated and feared being tickled as a child and still do." ... Like many people, Greg and Elizabeth took Poppy's giggles at face value. That's the ...

www.parenting.com/article/time-to-tickle

It's not really the sensation of being tickled that makes a child laugh -- in fact, studies show most people don't truly enjoy the feeling. ... "It's like a roller coaster: Rousing stimulation can be okay for a minute or two, but if your child has had ...

daily.jstor.org/whats-up-with-tickling

Mar 10, 2016 ... Why do adults tickle young children? Why do we ... In other words, sensitivity in such areas would motivate people to protect them. But there's a ...

attachmentparenting.org/blog/2010/04/30/tickle-me-not

Apr 30, 2010 ... Tickling does not have to cause shame and a sense of powerlessness. Instead of being in control of tickle games, hand the control to your child.

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

Aug 12, 2013 ... You probably know that you can't tickle yourself. ... Children enthusiastically tickle one another, which some scientists say not only inspires peer ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151019130750.htm

Oct 19, 2015 ... When you tickle the toes of newborn babies, the experience for them isn't quite as you would imagine it to be. That's because, according to new ...

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

Jun 3, 1997 ... Children laugh, he said, to encourage adults to continue this tickle schooling, ... There are lots of people who do abusive tickling, causing great ...

babylaughter.net/blog/should-we-tickle-babies

Nov 26, 2012 ... Sadly, it happened to many smaller kids, who had no defense against this. ... Some people do find tickling more unpleasant than others.