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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.handinhandparenting.org/article/tickling-kids-can-do-more-harm-than-good

Tickling looks, on the surface, like a kind of play that children enjoy, and that ... To put tickling in a broader framework, it's one of the ways to play that puts people ...

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.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? ... "If you look at children, if you tickle them, they run away, but they typically come back," he observes. According to studies by Provine, people rate being tickled ambivalently at a 5 ...

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.quora.com/Is-tickling-child-abuse

Quora User hit it spot on. It isn't child abuse, because it isn't done with the intention to harm, but ... It's so hard (especially as a kid) to convince people you really REALLY want them to stop tickling you, when ... Laughing when being tickled can actually be a panic reaction - the child is laughing uncontrollably, and cannot stop.

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2331500/Researchers-discover-laugh-tickled--answer-funny.html

May 27, 2013 ... Furthermore, the laughter from being tickled is part of a defense ... some people even start to laugh just with the threat of being tickled. ... This also explains why you can not tickle yourself - your brain is .... Full on tickling does feel almost painful, I can remember being tickled by an annoying uncle as a child.

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 ...