The user continued: "Such nerves can be conditioned, or may not even be developed evenly over the course of ones live and are developed differently from person to person. We came across a Reddit thread which claims that ticklish armpits have evolved because we have a major artery there and as kids we were conditioned to protect our under arm area Same applies to every other body region. Tickling is just a bit of harmless fun, isn't it? Similar to when you're walking along a red hot beach and you tell yourself it's freezing cold to stop your feet from burning And the foreign touch thing makes sense because you can never tickle yourself
Annalee. Age: 24.
And the devil tickler always goes for the same spots - under arms, feet or ribs.
Juliet. Age: 25.
There's Scientific Reason Which Explains Why Our Armpits Are So Ticklish
And the devil tickler always goes for the same spots - under arms, feet or ribs. I graduated with a First Class BA in Journalism before going on to cover criminal court cases, medical tribunals and breaking news for the national media - which inevitably and eventually became as glum as it sounds. Similar to when you're walking along a red hot beach and you tell yourself it's freezing cold to stop your feet from burning But what if we told you that there could be a scientific explanation behind why you're so ticklish - well when it comes to your armpits at least?