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The Five Months That Determine Your Kids' Future Happiness

The experiment was simple: Mothers of preemies were asked to hug them without clothes. The impact on their lives 20 years later was dramatic. A first, wide-ranging media interview with neuroscientist Ruth Feldman, whose research focuses on the biological basis of the creation of social bonds

Just before the interview with Ruth Feldman began, her research associate Orna Zagoory-Sharon knocked on the door to say goodbye before the holiday break.

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