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The Science of Affection: Why Showing Love to Kids Matters

Research reveals how having warm, loving parents as a child helps you flourish as an adult

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AA recent study out of Harvard has found that people who had warm, affectionate parents in childhood live better lives. Most of us consider it common sense that a parent’s love goes a long way, affecting a child’s




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Alison Escalante MD

Alison Escalante MD

How can we take effective action under pressure? Forbes Contributor | TEDx Speaker | Pediatrician | PsychToday | ShouldStorm.com

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