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Health Psychology and Human Nature

May 1, 2020

Gentle touch is fundamental to human development and have a great effect on health according to Professor Francis McGlone. In today's episode discuss the underlying c-fibres that transmits the signal from gentle touch into our brain and awareness.

Professor Francis McGlone is the head of the Somatosensory & Affective Neuroscience Group at the School of Natural Sciences & Psychology in Liverpool. His primary area of research is characterizing the role of afferent c-fibres in humans. Investigating both pain, itch and gentle touch.

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