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Denworth speaking at a TED talk

Friends are the family we choose, but what drives those bonds? Biology, psychology and evolution are important under pinings to our relationships. On The Point, we talk with science journalist Lydia Denworth about her research into friendships and whether social media is changing the nature of our relationships. Denworth’s latest book is Friendship- The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond.



Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.