Mounting evidence suggests that a simple touch can mean as much as spoken words. Psychologists researching nonverbal communication have found that gestures, such as touching another person's shoulder or giving a person a hug, can have real power.
Today's Conversation with Diane Sawyer focuses on the power of touch. Check ABCNews.com/WN to watch this afternoon.
Researchers once believed that touch served only to intensify verbal communication and gestures, but new information suggests that...Full Story