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A Ticklish Subject

Friday, May 20, 2005

John W. Krakauer, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University, and Robert Provine, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, try to explain some of the more mysterious reactions our bodies have to the world. We’ll explore why we blush, why we’re ticklish, and why we get the hiccups.

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Music: Sonatine by Joseph Hisaishi, #1 and 6

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