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Dr. Jennifer Verdolin & Amy Alkon: Manners & sexual politics in humans & animals

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Amy Alkon's Advice Goddess Radio: "Nerd Your Way To A Better Life!" with the best brains in science.

An animal behaviorist/lemur personality expert and a science-based modern manners and sexual politics expert -- what could make for a more fun and interesting hour of Advice Goddess Radio?

Dr. Jennifer L. Verdolin is the woman who runs with the lemurs, and she has a few things to say about human relationships as seen through the lens of animal ones. (Sometimes, sadly, the animals seem more mature than we do.) Her new book: Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships.

And your usual host -- that’s me, Amy Alkon -- happens to be the science-based modern manners and sexual politics expert. My new book we'll be discussing is Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck

On this show, as Jennifer and I interview each other about each of our books, we'll lay out the nitty gritty of human behavior in love, sex, dating, friendships, explaining how you can avoid letting the rude and sociopathic get one over on you. We’ll also give you valuable advice on how you can be your most successful self in human interactions -- and any you happen to have with lemurs, spiders, and bears…oh my. 

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