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    • Contagion of Cooperation in Static and Fluid Social Networks 

      Jordan, Jillian J.; Rand, David G.; Arbesman, Samuel; Fowler, James H.; Christakis, Nicholas A. (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Cooperation is essential for successful human societies. Thus, understanding how cooperative and selfish behaviors spread from person to person is a topic of theoretical and practical importance. Previous laboratory ...
    • Egocentric Social Network Structure, Health, and Pro-Social Behaviors in a National Panel Study of Americans 

      O’Malley, A. James; Arbesman, Samuel; Steiger, Darby Miller; Fowler, James H.; Christakis, Nicholas Alexander (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Using a population-based, panel survey, we study how egocentric social networks change over time, and the relationship between egocentric network properties and health and pro-social behaviors. We find that the number of ...
    • Geographic Constraints on Social Network Groups 

      Onnela, Jukka-Pekka; Arbesman, Samuel; González, Marta C.; Barabasi, Albert-Laszlo; Christakis, Nicholas (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
      Social groups are fundamental building blocks of human societies. While our social interactions have always been constrained by geography, it has been impossible, due to practical difficulties, to evaluate the nature of ...