The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: THE VILLAGE EFFECT - How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter with Susan Pinker

  12/03/2014  11:00 am PDT

New research tells us that our relationships are just as critical as diet, exercise and managing stress to our survival. Chatting with friends over a meal or taking a morning walk with a neighbor serve important biological functions. Weaving together findings from the emerging field of social neuroscience with intriguing case studies, Susan Pinker reveals the important role social bonds play in our lives from educating children, falling in love, aging well and even negotiating business transactions. In her new book, Susan tells us why we need to build real human contact into our lives now more than ever.


Dr. Pat Baccili

Dr. Pat Baccili helps individuals and organizations break through their limiting Crust so they can reach their unlimited potential. Her specialty is assisting people face ...

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Susan Pinker

Susan Pinker is a developmental psychologist who writes about social science for the daily press. She was educated at McGill University and the University of Waterloo, after...

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