Pavel Goldstein on The Touch Effect

Premiere DateJun 22, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:43 Pavel Goldstein
02:13 Surprising Findings
03:44 Women as 'Pain Target'
05:22 Quantifying Empathy
06:36 Social Effect of Touch in Non-Romantic Relationships
08:11 Clinical Application & Future Work
11:19 Outro
12:02 Two Toes Palm
15:36 Finish

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…