Nicholas Christakis, MD, PhD, discusses how social networks affect the quality of our lives in this TED video. Starting at about 2:30, he focuses on how those networks affect obesity - with some rather interesting insights on how your friends might affect your weight. Christakis is an internist and social scientist at Harvard Medical School.
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