34 min

Giving back the sense of touch to amputees KERA's Think

    • Society & Culture

When the pandemic hit, we stopped touching one another, the irony being: Humans need touch to stay healthy. National Geographic writer Cynthia Gorney joins host Krys Boyd to discuss why, out of the five senses, touch is so key to well-being, and the latest tech helping amputees to feel again. Her June cover story is called “The Power of Touch.”

When the pandemic hit, we stopped touching one another, the irony being: Humans need touch to stay healthy. National Geographic writer Cynthia Gorney joins host Krys Boyd to discuss why, out of the five senses, touch is so key to well-being, and the latest tech helping amputees to feel again. Her June cover story is called “The Power of Touch.”

34 min