The science of social networks
Broadcast: Midmorning, 11/24/2009, 10:06 a.m.
Broadcast: Midmorning, 02/24/2010, 9:06 a.m.
Can our friends make us fat? Is our neighbor's happiness contagious? The authors of a new book say our social networks are more powerful than we think.
- Nicholas Christakis, MD: Professor of medicine and medical sociology at Harvard Medical School and co-author of "Connected."
- James Fowler: Associate professor in the political science department at the University of California-San Diego and co-author of "Connected."