Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Science

What are goosebumps on your body?


Goosebumps are a physiological phenomenon that stands their hair up to create better insulation from the cold. They are caused by small muscles hooked to each hair follicle. Goosebumps are also part of an animals defense mechanisms raising the hair to make the animal look bigger.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1579027581995) }}

LIVE
Points points 107
Rating

Similar Questions
Sign in to view all similar questions

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE