Why Does Our Hair Knot
Well I was thinking about the reason in physics for hair knotting, I'm pretty sure the explanation is the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Which basically states entropy (disorder) will always increase unless energy is added to decrease entropy (disorder). So think about hair that is not dreaded, every single strand doing its own thing, that would be a state of disorder.Now as energy is put into the disordered system; movement from wind, sleeping, etc. This would cause knots to form and one strand combine to another and another until a dread is formed. So instead of the single strands of hair being disordered the order increases.I think this is so funny because society tells us that dreaded hair is messy and unorganized, but in the eyes of physics dreads are more orderly than regular hair.