You’re Itchier Than You Think

If you stop and look, do you notice how often people scratch themselves? Are we really all that itchy? Yes. Yes we sure as hell are. People (and most other primates) scratch themselves for a number of reasons, but that itch doesn’t always come from some invasion on our skin. Sometimes a little bit of stress makes us itchy. I tried to find a cool video that would help me illustrate this effect… but I failed miserably. On the bright side, I did manage to find this great TED-ed vid…