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LIVE! with Cathi! THE POWER & PLEASURE OF TOUCH!

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To touch is to make contact with so as to feel, a sense of feeling, a light stroke, being touched.

The human touch can actually improve your mental and physical health, lengthen your life and even boost your career performance.

Early isolation may impair brain connections later.  During the 1980s, thousands of infants in Romanian orphanges spent up to 20 HOURS A DAY LYING UNTOUCHED IN THEIR CRIBS, DEPRIVED OF HUMAN CONTACT.  As they grew up, neurological and psychological tests confirmed a haunting phenomenon observed in other species such as mice and monkeys: early isolation and neglect can produce lasting cognitive damage, ranging from severe emotional instability to mental retardation.

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