December 11, 2012

You Can't Get Through This Post Without Itching

Scicurious, Scientific American


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I would like to start this post with a challenge. Can you get through this entire post WITHOUT feeling itchy? I know I couldn’t even write the first line. And I’m not alone. Itch is contagious. Watching someone else scratch can make you itch, and you should try to get through a lecture on a skin condition. I wonder how dermatologists can take it.

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TAGGED: Social Behavior, Scratching, Contagious, Itching