Study Shows High Fives Translate to Wins in Sports

The science behind high fives and winning.

I love winning. I love everything about it. I love major victories, minor victories, hard-fought victories, complete blowouts… you name it! But no matter the type of win, I always follow up by slapping a high five with my nearest pal, or maybe even going in for a fist bump. Recently, a professor at UCLA decided to take a closer look at human touch in sports to see what effect it has on a team’s performance.