Saturday August 15, 2020

A hug a day can keep the doctor away

Skin is our largest sense organ. The top layer of skin is the epidermis. Below this is the dermis, which contains nerve endings which provide our sense of touch, allowing us to feel different textures or heat and pain.

24th March, 2007

We all need a hug sometimes, and even simple physical contact such as shaking hands can break down barriers and put us at ease. Touch can convey a sense of nurturing, love and support and is emotionally beneficial to both adults and babies.

The sense of touch is the first sense to develop in the womb. Babies will touch their faces, suck their thumbs and, if they have a twin, touch their sibling and play...

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