Saturday 9 January 2016

A Brief Hug and 10 Minutes of Hand-holding Protects Your Health

Study results revealed by the American Psychosomatic Society indicates that hugs and hand-holding "could carry over and protect you throughout the day," says psychologist Karen Grewen with the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

The effects of touch from anybody is beneficial, but the better you know somebody and the more intimate you are with them, the bigger the benefits.