***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** " People with large support networks have bigger penises? -- Christophe. Le 9 févr. 09 à 15:16, Barry Wellman a écrit : > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Hi folks, > > For the intro of the book I'm writing, I need about 5 more bullets > on the > benefits of large, diverse, less-bounded social networks. I'm having > a bit > of a brain cramp, and I need to get this done now! Here are the > quick ones > I (and my coauthor Lee Raine) have jotted down. Can you help TODAY? > > > " People with strong social support networks enjoy better physical > and mental health than those without such networks. Not only are > people > with good support networks less likely to become ill, but when they > do, > they recover faster. > > " People with large personal networks tend to live longer than those > with small networks. > > " Those whose friends have a healthy weight - or even those whose > friends of friends have a healthy weight - are more likely to have a > healthy weight also. Similarly, non-smokers are friends with other > non-smokers (Christakis and Fowler, 20#). > > " Personal happiness and satisfaction depend in large part of the > quality of relationships with other people. > > " Those with large diverse networks full of weak ties are more > likely to get better jobs. > > " Those with large personal networks get higher-paying positions at > work, get promoted faster, and generally are more effective in their > job > performance. > > Please supply the references. The refs. for the ones above are in > Endnotes > already which just don't show. > > Thanks, > > > Barry Wellman > _______________________________________________________________________ > > S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, FRSC NetLab Director > Department of Sociology University of Toronto > 725 Spadina Avenue, Room 388 Toronto Canada M5S 2J4 > http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman fax:+1-416-978-3963 > > Updating history: http://chass.utoronto.ca/oldnew/cybertimes.php > > _______________________________________________________________________ > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send > an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.