Finger-sniffing good

16 March 2015

Interview with

Idan Frumin, Weizmann Institute

The last time you greeted someone, did you shake their hand? Now a harder Handshakequestion: what did you do with your hand afterwards? You probably didn't realise it at the time but the likelihood is that you subconsciously brought it up to your face and sniffed it! Using hidden cameras, Israel's Weizmann Institute researcher Idan Frumin has found that we humans do the socially more acceptable equivalent of what two dogs do when they first meet, as he explained to Chris Smith...

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