The behavioural immune system protects us, but at what cost? | Curio

The behavioural immune system protects us, but at what cost?

11 mins | Oct 2, 2021

When touch is taken away our politics suffer. Our sense of touch has been severely restricted during the pandemic and the implications are profoundly worrying. In this insight into the long history of prejudice that has been associated with touch, Manos Tsakiris, a professor of psychology, considers whether the length of time that the world has been out of reach could have a destructive effect on our social relations for many years to come.

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