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Stories by Lydia Denworth

Is There a "Female" Brain?

The debate over whether men and women have meaningfully different brains could have profound implications for health and personal identity

September 7, 2017 — Lydia Denworth

The Biological Blessings of Friendship

Researchers delving into genetics, social networks and animal behavior are discovering how friendship affects our health and well-being—and how it played a part in our evolutionary story...

April 28, 2016 — Lydia Denworth

The Secret Social Power of Touch

A long-overlooked system of nerves that respond to gentle strokes may be crucial to our ability to form connections with one another

June 11, 2015 — Lydia Denworth
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine