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Researchers say a handshake can really seal the deal
22 October 2012 10:05 AM
The "continental" kiss on both cheeks might be currently in vogue, but when it comes to conveying good will and instilling confidence, it turns out nothing beats an old-fashioned handshake.
According to a psychologist quoted in the Daily Mail a handshake "not only increases the positive effect toward a favourable interaction, but it also diminishes the impact of a negative impression."
He added: "We knew these things intuitively but now we also have the scientific support."