Related on TestTube
The Science Behind Love At First Sight
Can Science Turn Love Into a Pill?
Human Connections Start With A Friendly Touch (NPR)
"Social scientists have shown in many studies over the years that supportive touch can have good outcomes in a number of different realms."
Science Shows People Who Love Cuddling Have a Proven Advantage Over Everyone Else (Mic)
"Good news, spooners: A study, first released last year and set to be published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships in March, looked at 397 cohabiting heterosexual couples to see how initiations of physical intimacy - that is, the physical nudges we use to indicate we're in the mood - influenced their relationship. This could mean cuddling, kissing, spooning and, hey, even sexy massages."