Season 22, Episode 19 Mystery of the Senses: Touch

First Aired: February 22, 1995

Part 4 of "Mystery of the Senses" explores the various roles of "Touch," including the benefits of massage for infants and adults. Also: "phantom" sensations felt by some amputees; the benefits of casual contact. Host: Diane Ackerman.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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