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The blue-outlined black areas highlight taboo zones, where a person with that relationship is not allowed to touch. Blue and red labels ify male and female subjects, respectively.
Story highlights Researchers determined where, and by whom, people I want to experience a girls touch most comfortable being touched Still, an expert said, "One's response to touching is totally context-dependent" CNN After a series of experiments to determine where, and by whom, people are most comfortable being touched, researchers made some surprising, and some intuitively obvious, findings, recently published in the medical journal PNAS.
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But then, men feel more comfortable being touched by strangers than by women. And women were allowed to touch more areas of the body than men.
Researchers at Aalto University in Finland and the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom showed 1, participants front and back silhouettes of human bodies, with words deating members of their social network, such as family, friends, acquaintances and strangers. They were asked to color in the bodily regions where each individual in their social network would be allowed to touch.
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The greater the emotional bond, however, the larger the bodily area open for touching. But it's more complicated than that, some experts say.
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In other words, our most sensitive spots are, well, our most sensitive spots.
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However, touch by friends is both relational -- women tend to befriend as a buffer against stress -- and pleasurable. Touch gives a nice boost of dopamine, the 'feel-good' hormone.