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"      People with large support networks have bigger penises?

--	Christophe.



Le 9 févr. 09 à 15:16, Barry Wellman a écrit :

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> 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
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