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Nature, nurture, or network?
Your friends and family influence your drinking, sleep, weight, and happiness—more than you think. Our work demonstrating the contagious nature of everything from obesity to altruism has stirred up considerable... Read More
Charity is Contagious: How Corporate Philanthropy Spreads
Characteristics of our social networks ripple outward and affect us in extraordinary and unlikely ways.... Read More
A New Kind of Social Science for the 21st century
A Conversation with Nicholas Christakis. In the 21st century, the social sciences offer equal promise for improving... Read More