Why Do We Blush?

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Humans are the only species that blush.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Your sympathetic nervous system kicks in when when you begin to blush. 00:33

  2. Some scientists believe blushing evolved as a trait to help us survive and communicate socially. 01:22

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