Tactile Sense and Wellbeing

Living using all 5 senses  Even before people can hear or see, they can feel touches. For our mental and physical health, the tactile sense, touching plays an important role. Allowing closeness We use glasses to correct poor eyesight and hearing aids to correct poor hearing. Our senses are of crucial importance because they enable us to get an idea of our surroundings. The facial expression of our conversation partner, the smell of smoke in the house, the sirens of a police car – without our senses we would be defenseless and unprotected. How about touches? Emotional meaning of the tactile sense Other than in a sexual context we do not… Read More

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