Evidence That Little Touches Do Mean So Much

Posted on March 1, 2010 by

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in recent years some researchers have begun to focus on a different, often more subtle kind of wordless communication: physical contact. Momentary touches, they say — whether an exuberant high five, a warm hand on the shoulder, or a creepy touch to the arm — can communicate an even wider range of emotion than gestures or expressions, and sometimes do so more quickly and accurately than words.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/23/health/23mind.html

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