Why Scratching An Itch Feels Good

Okay, its Friday and we need something light.

To our surprise, we found that areas of the brain associated with unpleasant or aversive emotions and memories became significantly less active during the scratching,” Wake Forest University’s Gil Yosipovitch, MD, says in a news release.

How about the relief factor?

And to think someone needed to study this?

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~ by thedark2 on February 1, 2008.

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