Lydia Denworth

Lydia Denworth is a science journalist and the author of Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental BondI Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language, and Toxic Truth: A Scientist, A Doctor and the Battle over Lead.  She is a contributing editor at Scientific American and writes the Brain Waves blog for Psychology Today. Her work has also appeared in the Atlantic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time and many other publications. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her family. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter or her newsletter, appropriately called Connections. Her website is

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