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For centuries, friendship was considered cultural, not biological, and valued but not invaluable. That view has changed as scientists have recognized the critical importance of strong social bonds for health and well-being. Join science journalist Lydia Denworth, author of Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond, for a discussion on how the new science of friendship has simultaneously clarified what friendship is and blurred the lines between friendship, romance, and family. Plus, she’ll explain why friendship is the relational equivalent of superfood, and why it should be a priority for everyone. To learn more, check this PacSci Podcast.
Cost: Members, Free / General Public, $5
Recommended Ages: All ages
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