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This Is What To Do If Someone's Tickling You

Because being tickled is the literal worst.

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Does anyone actually enjoy being tickled? I certainly don't. If a loved one comes at you with their pointy little fingers, here's an easy way to foil their tickle plans. / Via

Tickling happens because the brain isn't able to predict the sensations from people poking you.

According to Dr. Emily Grossman, you can't tickle yourself because your brain predicts sensations based on your own movements. So if you cover the hand of the person who's tickling you with yours, the tickling sensation disappears.

Because your amazing brain is predicting the sensations!

TAKE THAT, tickle monster.

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