Episode 160: Why Do We Get Goosebumps?

Whether you’re scared or cold, you get goosebumps. Why do we get goosebumps and what is the science behind them? Were they actually useful to our ancestors thousands of years ago? In this episode, I will uncover the science of goosebumps and why they happen!

Here is an article! It is called “What Are Vestigial Features?” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/01/what-are-vestigial-features/)

Here is an activity! It is called “Evolution Souvenir Scavenger Hunt”. (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/01/evolution-souvenir-activity/)

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