Latest Nicholas Christakis Stories

2012-01-26 10:05:48

The people of the Hadza group exhibited many of the “friending” habits familiar to today’s Facebook users

2011-11-14 23:35:08

It turns out nice guys can finish first, and David Rand has the evidence to prove it.

2010-12-09 07:30:00

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MedNetworks, Inc., the leading developer of social network analytics and technology in health, today announced the formation of a scientific advisory board.

2010-09-15 19:23:07

Your friends are probably more popular than you are. And this "friendship paradox" may help predict the spread of infectious disease.

2010-08-09 14:58:38

"Love stinks!" the J. Geils band told the world in 1980, and while you can certainly argue whether or not this tender and ineffable spirit of affection has a downside, working hard to find it does.

2010-08-09 08:00:00

NEWTON, Mass., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- MedNetworks, Inc. today launched as a new venture based on the social network analytics research of professor Nicholas Christakis of Harvard University.

2010-03-08 15:05:00

UC San Diego and Harvard deliver first experimental findings on spread of cooperation in a social network.

2009-01-27 09:55:00

The way humans make friends and interact with them may be closely linked to genetic variations, according to new research.

2008-12-05 08:40:00

A smile really is infectious, researchers happily announced on Thursday.

2008-12-04 22:00:12

Happiness spreads more robustly -- like a virus -- than unhappiness and seems to have a greater effect than money, U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").