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The science of kissing : what our lips are telling us

Author: Sheril Kirshenbaum
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From a noted biologist and science journalist comes a wonderfully witty and fascinating exploration of how and why we kiss.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheril Kirshenbaum
ISBN: 9780446559904 0446559903
OCLC Number: 548641998
Description: xv, 246 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: First contact --
Jungle fever --
Kiss my past --
Cultural exchange --
The anatomy of a kiss --
Women are from venus, men are easy --
Scent of a man --
Close encounters --
There are such things as cooties --
This is your brain on kissing --
The open lab --
The future of kissing --
The right chemistry.
Responsibility: Sheril Kirshenbaum.
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From a scientist and journalist working in the tradition of Olivia Judson comes a wonderfully witty and erudite exploration of how and why we kiss.  Read more...

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"This was the best science book I've read in a long time, offering a new level of understanding to an innate part of ourselves, and making it seem even more enchanting." "-"Cosmos" magazine""

 
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