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Social Networks Matter: Friends Increase the Size of Your Brain

Human beings are the most social of the primates and have the largest group sizes of any species in our order. For about 90% of our existence, we lived in hunter-gatherer societies with populations that likely clustered around 150-200 individuals. … Continue reading

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The NeuroSocial Network

Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing discipline that examines the relationship between the brain and social behavior. The “social brain hypothesis” posits that, over evolutionary time, living in large, social groups favored the physical growth of brain regions important for … Continue reading

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