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The skin as a social organ.

Abstract:

In general, social neuroscience research tends to focus on visual and auditory channels as routes for social information. However, because the skin is the site of events and processes crucial to the way we think about, feel about, and interact with one another, touch can mediate social perceptions in various ways. This review situates cutaneous perception within a social neuroscience framework by discussing evidence for considering touch (and to some extent pain) as a channel for social infor...

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10.1007/s00221-009-2007-y

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Morrison, I More by this author
Löken, LS More by this author
Olausson, H More by this author
Journal:
Experimental brain research
Volume:
204
Issue:
3
Pages:
305-314
Publication date:
2010-07-05
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
URN:
uuid:e33ae050-c460-4d54-8eab-49075d3b3a30
Source identifiers:
310811
Local pid:
pubs:310811

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