Tag - body

Health

What makes us left-handed?

One side of the brain is typically dominant over the other. Since each hemisphere of the brain controls the opposite side (ie the left controls the right side...

Health

Why are we ticklish?

Light touches, by feathers, spiders, insects or other humans, can stimulate fine nerve-endings in the skin which send impulses to the somatosensory cortex in...

Health

Why are we ticklish?

Light touches, by feathers, spiders, insects or other humans, can stimulate fine nerve-endings in the skin which send impulses to the somatosensory cortex in...

Science

Why do we sweat?

Sweat is produced by dedicated sweat glands, and is a mechanism used primarily by the body to reduce its internal temperature. There are two types of sweat...