Why do we shake hands?

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Offline thedoc

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Why do we shake hands?
« on: 17/03/2015 16:52:37 »
Nice to sniff you? Scientists have shown that people sniff their fingers twice as often after a handshake...
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=1001012 track=15.03.17/Naked_Scientists_Show_15.03.17_1003435.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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Re: Why do we shake hands?
« Reply #1 on: 28/03/2015 23:39:07 »
:)

Heh.
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Re: Why do we shake hands?
« Reply #2 on: 15/04/2015 09:03:48 »
I'm going to have to do a lot more people watching from now on!

I wonder how often people wash their hands after a handshake??
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Re: Why do we shake hands?
« Reply #3 on: 16/04/2015 07:07:44 »
I bet it has something to do with the smell of food or in the case of a sh1t eating dog...

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Re: Why do we shake hands?
« Reply #4 on: 16/05/2015 13:52:01 »
Never noticed that, actually. I need to trace myself:)