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No hugging: are we living through a crisis of touch?

18 mins | Apr 26, 2018
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It’s time to recover the social power of touch. There is a toxic atmosphere of fear and suspicion that surrounds initiating physical contact with colleagues or strangers, even in completely non-suggestive ways. Paula Cocozza, writes in The Guardian about humans’ evolutionary need for touch and warns that our increasing lack of contact can take a toll on our health.
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