Touching Me, Touching You

When you see others laugh or cry, it's often normal to feel the impulse to do the same. But what if watching another person being touched made you experience the sensation yourself? New research describes people who experience just that. It's a rare condition known as mirror synesthesia, the ability to feel a touch when watching another person being touched. "Watching another person being touched activates a similar neural circuit to actual touch and, for some people with 'mirror-touch'...Full Story
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