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The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us

Sheril Kirshenbaum
The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us by Sheril Kirshenbaum
Synopsis

Kissing: it’s a normal part of life. But few people understand its true significance. The Science of Kissing (2011) explains why kissing is so rooted in both human and animal biology, what happens physiologically when we do it and why it’s a lot more important than you may realize.

Who should read these blinks?
  • Anyone who enjoys a passionate kiss
  • Students of biology, sociology or history
Who wrote the book?

Sheril Kirshenbaum is a marine biologist, writer, public speaker and research scientist. She contributes to NPR’s Science Friday and Scientific American, and was featured in The Best American Science Writing 2010.

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