The Power of Touch

Little Miracles International | Tuesday, September 21, 2010 | Links to this post
We often talk about touch and how important it is within the international adoption field.   Stories about how children's brains were affected by lack of touch in orphanage institutions are still shocking.   

This is an interesting article on NPR about touch and how oxytocin,  a neuropeptide, released  can promote feelings of devotion, trust and bonding.

Human Connections Start With A Friendly Touch - on NPR

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