Alone Time Is Essential to a Healthy Social Life

Breaking news for introverts: New research on the ‘social biome’ shows that solitude is crucial for well-being

Kate Morgan
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SScientists are only just beginning to understand the full reach of the gut microbiome — the diverse community of microorganisms living inside your digestive tract that’s been shown to influence…

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Kate Morgan
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Kate is a freelance journalist who’s been published by Popular Science, The New York Times, USA Today, and many more. Read more at bykatemorgan.com.