Category Archives: Social relations

Social Connection Makes a Better Brain

Matthew Lieberman’s new book Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect about relationships and why relationships are a central—though increasingly absent—part of a flourishing life. Lieberman draws on psychology and neuroscience research to confirm what Aristotle asserted long ago … Continue reading

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A large-scale community structure analysis in Facebook

Understanding social dynamics that govern human phenomena, such as communications and social relationships is a major problem in current computational social sciences. In particular, given the unprecedented success of online social networks (OSNs), in this paper we are concerned with … Continue reading

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The Social Conquest of Earth

Sparking vigorous debate in the sciences, The Social Conquest of Earth upends “the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family first”  Refashioning the story of human evolution, Wilson draws on his remarkable knowledge of biology and social … Continue reading

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