The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is changing how we all work & interact. IASAT Members around the world are conducting invaluable research, investigating how it is affecting our experience of touch.

You can help! 

You’ll find links to studies that you can share & participate in here ➡️

Joint Conference **new date**
5th – 9th July 2021
Marseille, France

A joint conference between two research networks: the first half will be dedicated to mechanisms in touch, and the second will focus on affective touch. More details coming soon!

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“…the skin is a site of the events and processes crucial to the way we think about, feel about, and interact with one another…”

Morrison I.,  Löken L. S., Olausson H. (2010)

“To touch is to experience, but to feel is to live.”

Loren Klein