The cruel irony of being embarrassed in public is our body will naturally react with bright red cheeks which only furthers our bashfulness. So science focused AsapSCIENCE asks the simple and appropriate question of why?
What possible evolutionary reason could there be for this apparent masochistic involuntary self embarrassment? It’s a question science has been focused on for years.
Even Charles Darwin said that blushing was, “The most peculiar and most human of all expressions.” And rightfully so. You’d have a hard time finding an animal that would be embarrassed for ‘dropping the off kids at the pool’ at the actual pool.