- Dealing with or interacting with a human being as opposed to transacting with computers or through high tech.
- Human interaction.
- Having a high awareness of human complexity, having empathy.
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- "high touch definition of high touch in computing dictionary - by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.", URL accessed on 2007-01-14.
- A whole new mind: why right-brainers will rule the future, by Daniel H. Pink, 2006, p. 51-52.