Touch between humans can build trust and cooperation. But how do we feel when we touch machines?
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Articles: How Touch Shapes EmotionBy Jill Suttie | March 31, 2015
A new book explores the science of touch, and finds that it is inextricably linked to how we feel and communicate.
A new book explores the mind’s powers of split-second social observation.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Is Love Best Expressed through a Touch or a Smile?
Research Digest Items/Studies: Is Touch the Language of Romance?
Raising Happiness: Manufacturing HappinessBy Christine Carter | April 13, 2011
Ways to feel happy after we feel sad.
Greater Good's executive editor discusses the science of touch, awe, oxytocin, and more.
Articles: Gender and TouchBy Jason Marsh | October 18, 2010
When it comes to touch, do men and women speak the same language?
Articles: Hands On Research: The Science of TouchBy Dacher Keltner | September 29, 2010
Dacher Keltner explains how compassion is literally at our fingertips.
Videos and Podcasts: Dacher Keltner on TouchBy Dacher Keltner | September 29, 2010
Dacher Keltner shares insights from the new science of touch: compassionate communication, touch therapies, and proof that “to touch is to give life.”
Raising Happiness: From My Experience: Rona Renner on MarriageBy Christine Carter | February 25, 2008
The new Pixar film has moved viewers young and old to take a look inside their own minds.
Trying to be happy can be a recipe for unhappiness. But researcher Lahnna Catalino explains how to go about it effectively.
Who gets to be brave? Researcher Cynthia Pury argues that courage is very much in the eye of the beholder.
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