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Living Right: Language of Handshakes

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A handshake is more than grabbing a hand and shaking, there is a subtle science behind it.

We all know a firm grip is associated with confidence and an outgoing personality.

But as Katie Boomgaard shows us in today's Living Right, new studies show your handshake says more.

Researchers say you don't want your handshake to be too long or too short; it should be right at two seconds.