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The Power of Touch: Stimulate Oxytocin, Stimulate Love

May 13, 2013
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The role of touch in emotional expression is clear. A hug, a high-five, a caress can all convey feeling and help relieve stress or pain. The sensations of touch can also play an important role in the creative process of someartists, in particularartists who are hearing or sight impaired or acutely sensitive to touch.

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