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Hugs May Help Protect Against Colds by Boosting Social Support

More frequent hugs may protect people from the increased susceptibility to infection that comes with being stressed, resulting in less severe illness symptoms. ... More>


Using Your 5 Senses To Jump-Start the Creative Process


Infants Are Sensitive to Pleasant Touch

Infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring attention to losses, filtering mechanisms in visual working memory, inhibition in feature-based attention, control over gains/losses, and pathways for spatial and temporal touch. ... More>