New research underscores the importance of positive touch in infancy.
Nearly everyone can't tickle themselves and it's all to do with how our brains see and perceive movement.
Nothing like a story with a happy (nerve) ending.
New breakthrough in how to test proteins linked to touch and movement could have major implications for strokes, diabetes, spinal injuries and much more.
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The world outside the womb is full of new sensations for a newborn. New research is explaining how they navigate it.
Gentle physical contact activates a special type of nerve cell linked to emotion.
A soft and tender caress between two people can trigger a flood of emotions, and now we may have some idea why. Research [published in Neuron](http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273(14%2900387-0…