Why You Think Your Phone Just Buzzed

Why You Think Your Phone Just Buzzed

Start learning a new language today with Babbel! Sign up for a three-month subscription and get three additional months for free! https://go.babbel.com/6m3-youtube-scishow-jan-2020/default Have you ever thought you felt your phone vibrate, only to pull it out of your pocket and find that you have no new notifications? If so, you've experienced 'phantom vibration syndrome.' But what causes these mystery sensations, and are they cause for alarm? Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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