Why Do You Feel Butterflies in Your Stomach?

By : SciShow - 3 weeks ago
It may have happened when you locked eyes with your secret crush, or before an important job interview, but what exactly caused that strange, fluttering sensation in your stomach?

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Sources:

https://www.msdmanuals.com/en-gb/home/brain,-spinal-cord,-and-nerve-disorders/autonomic-nervous-system-disorders/overview-of-the-autonomic-nervous-system

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/03/0307_060307_human_prey.html
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0152284

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025458/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025459/

http://theconversation.com/explainer-why-do-we-get-butterflies-in-our-stomachs-72232

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4939-0897-4_3

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1365-2982.2012.01906.x

Why Do You Feel Butterflies in Your Stomach?