Touch research: How to perform the ideal caress for Valentine’s Day.

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Move your hand at about 1 inch per second, exert moderate force, don’t clutch a cold drink immediately beforehand, and you will optimally activate your partner’s caress-sensing fibers and then strongly excite the posterior insular region of your sweetheart’s brain. And for a moment, all will be right with the world.

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2015/02/touch_research_how_to_perform_the_ideal_caress_for_valentine_s_day.2.html

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