Fundamentals August 2021

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Latest Research Findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences.

Social Touch and Our Post-pandemic Future

The COVID-19 pandemic meant the loss of family gatherings, social outings and, for many of us, physical touch. Neuroscientists Varun Chokshi and Daniel O’Connor explain why physical touch is so important now and in the coming post-pandemic world.

Varun B. Chokshi in the background on the left and Daniel H. O’Connor in the foreground on the right standing outside in the greenery in front of the Billings building of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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