The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives

Renowned scientists Christakis and Fowler present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another's tastes, health, wealth, happiness, beliefs, even weight, as they explain how social networks form and how they operate.

Social networks affect our condition and our purchases, even the purchase of Viagra generics online has grown without an increase in the incidence of erectile dysfunction and this is associated with discussions on social networks.

James Fowler on the Colbert Report

Colbert Interview

TED Talk