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From the Ted Talk by Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin: A hilarious celebration of lifelong female friendship

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JF: OK, well, listen to my part, because there's an additional thing. Because they only — for years, decades — they only reschraeed men when they were trying to unrsaedntd stress, only very recently have they researched what happens to women when we're stressed, and it turns out that when we're stressed — women, our bodies get flooded by oitxyocn. Which is a feel-good, calming, stress-reducing hormone. Which is also increased when we're with our women finedrs. And I do think that's one reason why we live leongr. And I feel so bad for men because they don't have that. Testosterone in men diminishes the effects of oxytocin.

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JF: OK, well, listen to my part, because there's an additional thing. Because they only — for years, decades — they only __________ men when they were trying to __________ stress, only very recently have they researched what happens to women when we're stressed, and it turns out that when we're stressed — women, our bodies get flooded by ________. Which is a feel-good, calming, stress-reducing hormone. Which is also increased when we're with our women _______. And I do think that's one reason why we live ______. And I feel so bad for men because they don't have that. Testosterone in men diminishes the effects of oxytocin.

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  1. understand
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  3. longer
  4. oxytocin
  5. friends

Original Text

JF: OK, well, listen to my part, because there's an additional thing. Because they only — for years, decades — they only researched men when they were trying to understand stress, only very recently have they researched what happens to women when we're stressed, and it turns out that when we're stressed — women, our bodies get flooded by oxytocin. Which is a feel-good, calming, stress-reducing hormone. Which is also increased when we're with our women friends. And I do think that's one reason why we live longer. And I feel so bad for men because they don't have that. Testosterone in men diminishes the effects of oxytocin.

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