Why do we have goosebumps?

Answer Goosebumps happen for a variety of reasons, all of which can be traced back to man's early ancestors. Primitive man also felt cold and fear, but his "goose flesh," as it's also known, served as a d... Read More »

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How to Use "Goosebumps" Movies in the Classroom?

From 1994 to 1996, R.L. Stine was the best-selling author in America due to the popularity of his "Goosebumps" young adult book series. Although the series is no longer the sensation it once was, t... Read More »

What causes "goosebumps"?

Goose bumps are created when tiny muscles at the base of each hair, known as arrectores pilorum, contract and pull the hair erect. The reflex is started by the sympathetic nervous system, which is ... Read More »

What gives you goosebumps?

your hairs stand on end due to little muscles in your epidermis(skin). the little muscles are called "erector pili" (he-he sounds naughty). These little muscles make each hair stand up giving us "g... Read More »