Suzana Herculano-Houzel

The advantages of licking your young

Everyone knows that receiving affection feels good. But in recent years, neuroscience has discovered why: the brain has a specialized system for detecting caresses – touches that glide gently over the skin – and reporting their occurrence both to regions that take care of the body’s sense of well-being, and to others that then inhibit […]

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