Why Itch Can Be Relieved by Mirror Scratching?
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The 2016 Ig Nobel in Medicine [1] was awarded to five scientists in Germany who discovered "mirror scratching". This theory claimed that an itch on the left side of your body can be relieved by scratching the right side of your body while looking into a mirror (and vice versa).

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  1. “Itch Relief by Mirror Scratching. A Psychophysical Study,” Christoph Helmchen, Carina Palzer, Thomas F. Münte, Silke Anders, Andreas Sprenger, PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no 12, December 26, 2013, e82756.
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