Why Do We Get Goosebumps?

We all know that our skin gets covered in little bumps when we’re cold, or scared or listening to good music or even when we’re threatened. But why does it happen?

The goosebumps phenomenon is actually a cool piece of our unique biology. Named after the way a large bird looks after being plucked, it’s actually your body’s attempt to protect itself. Learn more about Goosebumps below:

 

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2 Responses to “Why Do We Get Goosebumps?”

  1. weirdman81
    April 3, 2013 at 6:25 pm #

    Cool

  2. What?& Name checker are the same person
    June 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm #

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