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02 February 2016

Why touch matters

Why Touch Matters. In today’s world of technology and social media, often our connections are made through a screen rather than in person. Touch is a language we instinctively know how to use. It is the first sense we develop and use to interpret incoming data. Touch increases the speed of communication—a touch soothes faster than words can form. Even fleeting contact with a stranger can have a measurable effect on both fostering and enhancing cooperation. Touch fosters a connection that sometimes leads to greater rewards. Source: lifehack.org

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