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Why don't haircuts hurt?

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Have you ever wondered why you don't feel your hair being cut? You might feel the movement as the hair stylist moves about your head, you might even hear the cutting of the scissors, but you don't feel your hair being cut. This lesson will explore why things like haircuts don't hurt. Watch the SciShowKids video and complete the lesson.

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