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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>


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Rethinking the Value of Pets


Negative Nancy? Your Facebook friends might hate you for it: Study