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When lovers touch, their breathing and heartbeat syncs, pain wanes, study shows

20:00 EDT 20 Jun 2017 | AAAS

(University of Colorado at Boulder) A new study by pain researchers from University of Colorado and University of Haifa found that when an empathetic partner holds a lover's hand, their heart rates and breathing rates sync and her pain subsides. Authors say such 'interpersonal synchronization' could play a role in the analgesic impacts of touch.

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