The Effect of Touch
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When someone you trust or envy touches you in a caring or a soothing way, most of the time you feel more relaxed or happy.
Hostile touch leads to Anxiety, Threat, and a sense of vulnerability.
Hugging is performed to express warmth, protectiveness, support, and affection towards each other.
A handshake is almost a worldwide ritual sign for showing mutual respect, and confidence.
Touch can authorize repair or even ruin a relationship.
Your hands and fingertips are some of the most sensitive parts of your body, in each fingertip they have approximately 100 touch receptors.