If you want to probe some of the great mysteries of the human mind, all you need is a duster and your feet. Sit back, take your shoes and socks off, and gently stroke its feathers against your sole. Now ask a friend, parent or child to do the same for you. If you are like most people, you will be left stony-faced by one, but convulsed in a pleasurable agony by the other. How come?
Rib-Tickling times ahead - bollywood - Hindustan Times
Claudia Aguirre. It starts with a giggle which quickly escalates into raucous laughter, desperate shrieks and attempts at running away. This strange and silly behavior is found in mammals including gorillas, mice and squirrels, yet it has stumped scientists for generations. It turns out that tickling is much more complex of a behavior than we could imagine. In fact, it may even be a way to study human consciousness.