Laughter is human reaction to tickling
Research says uncontrollable laughter is human’s reaction to panic
Have you ever wondered why we laugh uncontrollably when someone tickles us? Most people I know don’t really like being tickled, but as soon as someone tickles them, they launch into an uncontrollable fits of laughter you’d be wondering how to stop them. Actually, why do we laugh when we are tickled?
According to research, the unstoppable laughter is our response to panic. Our brains perceives the tickling sensation as a creepy insect crawling on our body such as a spider, which leads to panic, which leads to tickling sensation and unstoppable laughter.
Honestly why someone would laugh uncontrollably when they are in a state of panic, is beyond me. I mean, would you laugh uncontrollably when a tarantula is crawling on your neck? Unless it’s your pet tarantula, I would believe your first response on seeing a big creepy hairy creature having a gala time on your neck is scream at the top of your lungs. However, research has definitely proven otherwise.