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Pocket-Sized #1031: “Another Look at Who Can Touch Whom”

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1031, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliarly familiar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine.

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1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

“Topography of social touching depends on emotional bonds between humans,” Juulia T. Suvilehto, Enrico Glerean, Robin I. M. Dunbar, Riitta Hari, and Lauri Nummenmaa, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, epub 2015.

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