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A neuroscientist explains the sense of touch and what can happen when it's not working as it should
Tickling is a unique application of the sense of touch that surprisingly has developmental and cultural importance.
Synopsis: The sense of touch is often taken lightly, yet it conveys more emotion than any other sense because it literally has a separate emotional wiring system. A neuroscientist explains the sense of touch, how it works, the power it has over everyday decisions, and what can happen when it's not working as it … Continue reading 15-08 Story 2: The Sense of Touch