“…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)

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Why do hugs feel so good?

The social touch hypothesis proposes that C-tactile fibers form a privileged pathway underlying social touch. The pleasantness percept has long been related to a slow, caress-like touch. Here, Case and colleagues propose that deep pressure Read more…