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The Neuroscience Of How Touch Drives Emotions & Behavior, with Dr. David Linden

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Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science.

On this show, neuroscientist David Linden takes us on a journey from our fingertips to our funparts and explains how huge an influence touch is in every aspect of our lives. He'll lay out, for example, how touch can improve your success in business and how vital touch is to a child's development and well being and about how much touch a child needs.

We'll be discussing his book, Touch: The Science of Heart, Hand, and Mind.

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