Touch Me (Not): The Effects of Touch Deprivation AKA "Skin Hunger"
Dr. Eugene Tee, Associate Professor in Psychology
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Human beings need physical connection, perhaps almost as much as we need food and water. However, because of COVID-19, we’re living in a time where we’re specifically told to do exactly the opposite. How does that affect our mental and physical wellbeing? We discuss something called “Skin Hunger.”
Produced by: Dashran Yohan
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan
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Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, Covid-19, Coronavirus, Movement Control Order, Skin Hunger, touch, hug,