Connected How Your Friends' Friends' Friends Affect Everything You Feel, Think, and Do.
By Nicholas Christakis MD, PhD and James Fowler PhD
(paper 305 pgs)
Ramsey Library – yes Hennepin Library – yes
An examination of real life social networks and how they occur naturally in humans and how the networks to which we are connected affect all aspects of our lives: our weight, smoking, happiness, how we feel generally, and voting. Like schools of fish changing direction in unison,
we are unconsciously led by the people around us - and we in turn also influence them.