“The skin is the most multifaceted organ that exists.
It’s medical confirmed, that the sense of touch is the first impulse of an unborn child. Nothing else as skin impulses have such an important impact of newborns growth, it’s major that they learn how to react to those impulses.
Everyone has 10 – 20 mio. sense of touch receptors. In every fingertip exists about 2000 of these receptors. This knowledge is not just helpful for physical therapies, with different tests of using sense of touch it’s possible to diagnose mental disorder like anorexia or other disease.
So our skin is not just for kissing, it has just a few other very important vital functions.”
More information can be found in the NZZ-Documentation