Lisa Lombardi

Lisa Lombardi writes frequently about health, wellness, science, culture, and parenting. A Yale graduate, she was Executive Editor of Health and is co-author of the women's health guide What the Yuck?! The Freaky & Fabulous Truth About Your Body. She also writes for Time, The Washington Post, Parents, The New York Times, and Real Simple. You can follow her on Twitter @lisaclombardi.
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This Is Why Some People Are Ticklish—And Others Aren’t

This is the weird science of tickling, being tickled, why some people are ticklish, and why you can't tickle yourself.