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A Ticklish Question

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This site offers a range of questions on scientific phenomena, answered by the readers of New Scientist. Try answering a few yourself!

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The Mystery of Ticklish Laughter
Read the abstract of Christine Harris' tickle research, published in American Scientist.

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