The Science of Why Paper Cuts Are So Painful [Video]

If you’ve ever wondered why paper cuts are so painful, be sure to listen to this episode of the Scishow covering the science behind the pain you are experiencing!

Paper cuts are tiny compared to other injuries you may have experienced, but they hurt… A LOT! This has to do with your hands being pretty sensitive, and the fact that the edges of paper are like tiny saws.

[Source: SciShow on Youtube]