Hugging — What Does It Mean? [podcast 77]

A scientifical Swedish attempt to get a mental grasp on hugging — that’s the central thing in this week’s Improbable Research podcast.

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This week, Marc Abrahams  — with dramatic readings by Harvard chemist Daniel Rosenberg — tells about:

The mysterious John Schedler or the shadowy Bruce Petschek perhaps did the sound engineering this week.

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BONUS: “How to get Ötzi’s look“, in Science News:

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