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    Renowned scientists Christakis and Fowler present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another's tastes, health, wealth, happiness, beliefs, even weight, as they explain how social networks form and how they operate.

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    Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD, is a professor at Harvard University with joint appointments in the Departments of Health Care Policy, Sociology, and Medicine, and in 2009 was named one ofTime magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. James H. Fowler, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of California, San Diego, in the Department of Political Science and The Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, and was named one of the "most inspiring scientists" by the San Diego Science Festival. Christakis and Fowler's research has appeared onThe Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Today, and The Colbert Report, and on the front pages of theNew York Times, Washington Post, and USA Today.
    Renowned scientists Christakis and Fowler present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another's tastes, health, wealth, happiness, beliefs, even weight, as they explain how social networks form and how they operate.

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    ISBN 9780316036139
    Genre SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 338
    Publisher Date 2011-01-12 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Back Bay Books
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.74 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives--How Your Friends' Friends' Friends Affect Everything You Feel, Think, and Do
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    Audience General/trade
    Authors Christakis, Nicholas A.

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