Tarantula (image) University of California - Los Angeles Caption This is a photo of a tarantula. Subjects in the study were told to walk close to it, and touch it, if they could. Credit Katharina Kircanski, Matthew Lieberman, Michelle Craske Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.