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How your friends can make you fat, happy and smoke-free!

Peter Griffin posted in on January 7th, 2009.

New Scientist‘s cover story this week looks at some fascinating social research under way that suggests moods, attitudes, behaviours can spread through social networks influencing people you may not even know directly but through other friends. Some groundbreaking research has been done in this area by Nicholas Christakis, a medical sociologist at Harvard Medical School […]

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