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Michelle Khouri

Host of The Cultured Podcast; Marketing Strategist for Podcasting and Arts & Culture, Creative Powerhouse in Atlanta, GA

The Love Drug

PRESENTED ON AUG 21, 2016
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 30

"When you are able to harness the love that comes from within you and surrounds you, you are able to heal, help and transform others."

In The Love Drug at PechaKucha Atlanta Vol. 30, Michelle Khouri shares her thoughts and scientific findings on what the emotion of "love" really is. By delving into the chemistry of the human brain and personal experiences, she discovers a surprising yet simple answer to this timeless question. 

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@ VOL 16 ON JUN 06, 2019

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