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New research on touch

Touch can take place in many forms in society. In some cases it is part of clinical practice when patients are examined as part of a consultation. A new research study exploring views on touch, the Touch Test, commissioned by a partnership between the Wellcome Collection and BBC Radio 4, is being conducted by psychologists at Goldsmiths, University of London. Further information about the study can be found at The link to the Touch Test can be found at