Power of Networks

Social networks (not social media): how we shape our personal networks and how they shape us – literally, in clusters of obesity. Your behavioural choices influence other people. See also: a 2008 Health Matters interview with James Fowler and Michael Gottschalk about their book Connected, on social contagion and obesity.

Producer: Pop!Tech Featuring: James Fowler
Format: Flash, HD, Quicktime, mp3 Date: 24/10/09
Length: 00:19:21  
Video Link:
http://poptech.org/popcasts/james_fowler_power_of_networks
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APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2010). How Social Networks Shape Lives and Bodies. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 21, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2010/02/how-social-networks-shape-lives-and-bodies/

 

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