Curious kids: why can't we tickle ourselves?

Aysha Bellamy

Research output: Other contribution


The short answer is, we humans can’t tickle ourselves because we’ll already be expecting it. And a big part of what makes tickles ticklish is the element of surprise.
Original languageEnglish
TypeAnswer to question on The Conversation: Curious Kids
Media of outputArticle written blog-style for The Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2019

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