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The science of interpersonal touch: an overview.

Abstract:

Surprisingly little scientific research has been conducted on the topic of interpersonal touch over the years, despite the importance of touch in our everyday social interactions from birth through to adulthood and old age. In this review, we critically evaluate the results of the research on this topic that have emerged from disciplines, such as cognitive and social psychology, neuroscience, and cultural anthropology. We highlight some of the most important advances to have been made in our ...

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Gallace, A More by this author
Journal:
Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
246-259
Publication date:
2010-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7528
ISSN:
0149-7634
URN:
uuid:f710677f-b481-40ac-ace3-bdd7b6ce2db2
Source identifiers:
2765
Local pid:
pubs:2765

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