Handshakes Make a Difference for Social Connections  - Psych Central News | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

Brain imaging confirms the power of a handshake as researchers discover brain regions associated with social cognition networks are activated by the age-old practice.

 

In the new paper published online and for the December print issue of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, researchers studied the neural impact of a handshake and how important the practice is to the evaluations we make of subsequent social interactions.