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#100 — Facing the Crowd

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 on

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Nicholas Christakis about mob behavior, moral panics, and current threats...

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How social networks predict epidemics

Posted by on Sep 16, 2010 on

After mapping humans’ intricate social networks, Nicholas Christakis and colleague James Fowler began investigating how this...

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The hidden influence of social networks

Posted by on May 10, 2010 on

We’re all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. Nicholas Christakis tracks how a wide variety of...

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