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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

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 vulnerable body parts, ...

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

People may be ticklish in spots that commonly produces a tickle reflex to varying ... 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.healthline.com/health/why-are-people-ticklish

Dec 20, 2016 ... Scientists don't fully understand the tickle response, but there are a few theories about why people are ticklish.

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 ... Have you ever tried to tickle an angry person? It probably didn't work very well because of their mental state. Next time you're being attacked by ...

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 ...