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Christakis, Nicholas (1522801)
Christakis, Nicholas (1522801)

Nicholas A. Christakis MD, PhD

Nicholas A. Christakis is an internationally recognized physician and sociologist. He is a Professor at Harvard University with joint appointments in the Departments of Medicine, Sociology, and Health Care Policy, and he directs the Human Nature Lab (East) at Harvard University.

James H. Fowler is an internationally recognized social scientist. He is Professor of Medical Genetics and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego, with joint appointments in the Division of Social Science and School of Medicine. He leads the Human Nature Lab (West) at UCSD.

Together, they are the authors of Connected.



by Nicholas A. Christakis MD, PhD

Your colleague's husband's sister can make you fat, even if you don't know her. A happy neighbor has more impact on your happiness than a happy spouse. These startling revelations of how much we truly influence each other are revealed in the studies of Drs. Christakis and ...

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