Pavel Goldstein on The Touch Effect

Premiere DateJun 22, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:43 Pavel Goldstein
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02:13 Surprising Findings
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03:44 Women as 'Pain Target'
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05:22 Quantifying Empathy
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06:36 Social Effect of Touch in Non-Romantic Relationships
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08:11 Clinical Application & Future Work
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11:19 Outro
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12:02 Two Toes Palm
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15:36 Finish
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Pavel Goldstein joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effect of touch in synchronizing body functions between romantic partners.

Pavel Goldstein is a postdoctoral pain researcher in the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder. Click here to read more about his study published in Scientific Reports.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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