Women who hug their partners before a stressful event have a lower biological stress response and reduced cortisol levels compared to women who do not embrace their partners.
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A new study reveals why we have a lateral preference when it comes to displaying social emotions. Researchers say that while handedness plays a part in why we prefer to hug or kiss on one side, emotional content also plays a role.
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Whether you hug to show affection to comfort a loved one in pain, researchers explore the neuroscience of why a cuddle feels so good.