Two people wearing face masks embrace on the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, on March 30. Photo: ReutersTwo people wearing face masks embrace on the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, on March 30. Photo: Reuters
Two people wearing face masks embrace on the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, on March 30. Photo: Reuters

Japan scientists unlock the secret to the perfect hug

  • A team from Toho University measured the calming effect on infants of hugs of different pressures, and when given by strangers compared to from parents
  • The researchers kept the length of the hug to 20 seconds as ‘it was almost impossible to avoid infant’s bad mood during a one-minute or longer hold’
Topic |   Japan
Two people wearing face masks embrace on the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, on March 30. Photo: ReutersTwo people wearing face masks embrace on the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, on March 30. Photo: Reuters
Two people wearing face masks embrace on the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, on March 30. Photo: Reuters
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