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Person-to-person: Social Contagion for Social Good

Person-to-person: Social Contagion for Social Good | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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"Consider the classic and familiar example of a standing ovation at the end of a theatrical performance. It often starts with a single individual or two standing up, and breaking with the larger crowd, who remain seated. Then slightly more audience members join in the ovation.

 

All of which leads to the question, how can we harness social contagion to promote social good?"

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Quick takes: Sinan Aral

Sinan Aral's two areas of interest are behavioral contagions and causality. He believes that if we can understand how behavior is spread in a population, the...
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