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Back to the village: James Fowler@TEDxSanDiego
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Added Mar 29, 2011
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James Fowler has been studying the power that real and virtual social networks have to influence our behavior. For thousands of years, human beings were conditioned to living in villages with a social sphere of about 150 other people. It's only recently that we have become isolated and anonymous. Online social networks are a return to the village where our actions have consequences on others around us. Fowler's work shows that our life actions, positive and negative, affect the people we know personally, their friends, and even their friends' friends.

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