May 24, 2021

Ever Felt Someone’s Pain… In Your Butt?

by Every Little Thing

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While Flora's out on parental leave, we're unswaddling some of her favorite babies. Favorite podcast babies. Like this one! Caller Lisa wants to know why her butt hurts whenever she sees someone else get injured. Pain researcher Stuart Derbyshire shares the painful truth about whether some people really can feel your pain. Thanks to queen of Chapped Cheeks Lisa, and to researchers Natalie Bowling, Melita Giummarra, Helena Hartmann, Marina López-Solà, Bridget Rubenking, Jamie Ward, Scott Vrana, and Jamil Zaki.