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Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond

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In this revelatory investigation, science journalist Lydia Denworth takes us in search of friendship's biological, psychological, and evolutionary foundations. An "expert guide" (Kathryn Bowers, New York Times Book Review), Denworth weaves past and present, field biology and neuroscience, to show how our bodies and minds are designed for friendship across life stages, the processes by which healthy social bonds are developed and maintained, and how friendship is changing in the age of social media. Now including a Q&A between the author and her close friend to guide reflection and conversation, Friendship is a clarion call for putting positive relationships at the center of our lives.



Author: Lydia Denworth
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 01/26/2021
Pages: 320
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780393541502

About the Author
Denworth, Lydia: - Lydia Denworth is the author of two previous books, as well as a contributing editor for Scientific American and blogger for Psychology Today. Her work is supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and she lives in Brooklyn, New York.