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From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Why Can't We Touch This?

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

The term "farm-to-table" may be used ad nauseum these days and it means different things to different people. One of the most powerful aspects of buying local ingredients is the opportunity it presents for one to touch them.

How Being Tall As a Child Impacted Me

Alexandra Allam | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women
Alexandra Allam

When you're a tall girl growing up, you don't get to be the tall guy's shoulder-rest. You miss out on being the one chosen to practice séances on at sleepovers. You can't fit into good niches in hide-and-go-seek.

Touch Me, Tease Me, Tickle Me: What the Experience of Touch Can Mean to a Person With a Disability

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 05.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

Touch is, without question, the most intimate and personal act that we can bestow on another person. It connects us to those that we love, to those who we care for; it reminds us that we are part of the human experience.

Touch As Nutrition

Kindness Blog | Posted 04.25.2015 | Impact
Kindness Blog

Children actively shape their sense of self, not just mentally, but with their hands, elbows and knees, their bellies and mouths, inside the frequency, textures and intensities of this constant, rich field of contact.

How Our Sense Of Touch Affects Everything We Do

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.20.2015 | Science

We typically think of touch as a pleasant, but not particularly important part of life. But touch, which is the interface between our bodies and the o...

On the Kindness of Things

Kindness Blog | Posted 03.08.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Where does the world of objects start and stop? Where does an 'it' start becoming a 'you' or a 'me.' This is not clear, for the world of objects has no stable borders, and in actual practice includes much of what should be a 'you' or even an 'I.'

Empathy Motivates Physical Therapists to Follow Their Call to Care

Stacy Barrows | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

photo courtesy of Rosalie O'Connor Copyright 2005, used with permission from the Feldenkrais Guild of North America "If You Find it in Your Heart t...

People With Alzheimer's May Yearn to Be Touched

Marie Marley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

A stunning video shows Sol Rogers interacting with his wife, Rita, who has Alzheimer's and was unable to talk or walk. He got in bed with her, cuddled...

The Untouched Generation

PolyXeni Kokovika | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
PolyXeni Kokovika

Everything in life has two sides, it is better to look at the positives and to embrace the advantages. Regardless of events, we need to have the courage to accept, to connect, and to share. Touching reflects directly back to us like a mirror and this instant give-and-take translates into love.

Here's Why You Should Book Your Next Massage ASAP

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living

There's no denying a massage is calming -- until you start feeling guilty for indulging in a little special treatment. A small new study excuses us...

Touch Restores Life

Lisa Guest | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

Sure, I knew at 23 how crucial stress was and how destructive it could be, but little did I know stress would be my life's lesson, not just one tiny t...

Joan Moran: 5 Ways to Nurture Love

Red Room | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Here are 5 ways that people in loving relationships can nurture their love, provide emotional guidance and support, and build a strong foundation for lasting love.

Virtual Infidelity: If I Don't Touch, Am I Still Being Unfaithful?

Randi Gunther | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty
Randi Gunther

Defining an affair used to be relatively simple. One or both partners in an intimate, exclusive relationship begin a sexual relationship with another person without their partner's knowledge or permission. The emergence of the Internet has widened the playing field.

Making "Sense" of Flavor: How Taste, Smell and Touch Are Involved

Amanda Greene | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Amanda Greene

Isn't it fascinating to realize all the work your body is doing while you're doing something as (seemingly) brainless as eating? It's kind of awesome. Food's a complex chemical, and so are you!

What Takes You Right Back?

Mindy Haskins | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mindy Haskins

Don't you just love how a certain song or smell or moment triggers a floodgate of memories and takes you right back to that moment? That Sarah McLachlan song did it for me. All of the sudden, it's 1998 and I'm 17. I'm in my car with my girlfriends and we're soaking in the entire Surfacing album.

How An Extra Touch Can Improve Your Health

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

Who says you have to keep your hands to yourself? When Diana Spechler steps out of her comfort zone, she discovers that a little extra physical co...

CANCELED

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

"Touch" has been canceled, according to IGN. The Fox drama starring Kiefer Sutherland will not live to see another season. Fox did return request ...

Interview: Kiefer Sutherland and The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Mira Nair's film of the novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist isn't about terrorism, Kiefer Sutherland observes, but about the reaction to terrorism - a ...

LOOK: First Photos Of Kiefer Sutherland And Annie Wersching On 'Touch'

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 03.08.2013 | TV

As EW first reported in November, Kiefer Sutherland will reunite with his 24 co-star Annie Wersching for an upcoming episode of Touch on Fox. Wersc...

Maria Bello Is Leaving 'Touch'

Posted 01.23.2013 | TV

Get ready to say goodbye to Maria Bello. Despite her character Lucy being upped to a series regular role for Season 2 , TVLine is reporting that th...

What's Next in Tech? Computers that ‘Sense’ Experiences

Bernard Meyerson, PhD | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology
Bernard Meyerson, PhD

A new class of machines is starting to solve problems by invoking logic more akin to how humans tackle challenges. To make this process efficient, such systems must also then experience the world much the way people do. Over the next five years, computers will start to use the five senses of sight, sound, smell, feel, and taste to identify and then solve problems.

Jean-Ralphio's Twin Sister Is Headed To 'Parks And Rec'

Posted 12.21.2012 | TV

Jenny Slate is on her way to Pawnee! The former "Saturday Night Live" player will appear on an episode of "Parks and Recreation" as Jean-Ralphio's...

Fox Sets Midseason Premiere Dates

Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

Fox has announced its winter premiere dates for January's new and returning shows, including its Animation Domination and Tuesday night comedy blocks....

Things Aren't Looking Good For 'The Mob Doctor'

Posted 11.28.2012 | TV

Out with "The Mob Doctor," in with "Touch." Fox's "Touch" has a new season premiere date, with the show's sophomore season beginning with a two-hou...

Familiar Face Returning For 'Private Practice' Finale

Posted 11.27.2012 | TV

A familiar face is returning for the end of "Private Practice." According to TV Guide, former series regular Audra McDonald will appear in the sho...