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Elizabeth Page-Gould

University of Toronto Scarborough Professional Website: http://page-gould.com Lab Website: http://embodiedsocialcognition.com What does your research focus on? Generally, I research how social interactions with other people — both friends and strangers […]... More>


When Is it Good to Have a Few Close Friends?


Too Big, Too Small? Optimal Circle Of Friends Depends On Socioeconomic Conditions, Goldilocks


Few Friends or Many: Which Is Best?


Too Big or Just Right? Optimal Circle of Friends Depends on Socioeconomic Conditions

Some people like to have a few close friends, while others prefer a wider social circle that is perhaps less deep. These preferences reflect people’s personalities and individual circumstances – but is one approach to social networks “better” than the other? New research suggests that the optimal social networking strategy – whether narrow and deep or broad and shallow – depends on socioeconomic conditions. ... More>