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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 ... These reactions are thought to be limited to humans and other primates, ...

www.livestrong.com/article/198315-why-feet-are-ticklish

Aug 16, 2013 ... Ticklish feet also might be a primal reaction in both humans and animals to rid themselves of insects or reptiles crawling on feet or other ...

science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/emotions/laugh-tickling3.htm

The soles of the feet and the underarms are two of the most common ticklish ... It houses two of the most important arteries in the human body -- the carotids, ...

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

Nov 10, 2016 ... The vocalizations have been transposed to the human audible range. ... When the animals received a 10-second tickle from a gloved hand, ...

www.thrillist.com/health/nation/why-are-people-ticklish

Jan 13, 2017 ... Battles like these may allow young humans to give themselves a sense of self. Remember how you can't tickle yourself? As a young child, you ...

lifehacker.com/why-we-are-ticklish-and-how-to-overcome-it-1679545254

Jan 14, 2015 ... The armpits, ribs, neck, and inner thigh are all ticklish zones, and the ... Next time you're being attacked by a tickle missile, close your eyes and ...

www.wsj.com/articles/why-are-some-people-more-ticklish-than-others-1455560232

Feb 15, 2016 ... For others, even a feather caressing the toes will bring about no response. Scientists are perplexed by the variability and the origin of the tickle ...

www.bbc.com/future/story/20150109-why-you-cant-tickle-yourself

Jan 9, 2015 ... If you want to probe some of the great mysteries of the human mind, all you ... While asleep, people tried to get dream characters to tickle them ...

www.scienceabc.com/humans/why-are-we-only-ticklish-in-certain-places.html

Of all the mysterious behaviors of the human body, few things are as strange and ... Furthermore, when we laugh as a result of our tickle reflex, the hypothalamus ...

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

Aug 12, 2013 ... Tee Hee. Many apes, including orangutans, tickle each other ... "The 'ha ha' of human laughter almost certainly evolved from the 'pant pant' of ...