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You Really Do Need a Hug

Power of Education, Photo Scanning, Familial Estrangement
  • Oct 4, 2021
  • 13:50

One of the main rules of pandemic life has been to limit touch—handshaking and casual hugs are off-limits. University of Arizona communication professor Kory Floyd researches physical affection and he’s documented something he calls “touch hunger.” (Segment produced by James Hoopes)