Complexity Digest 2011.22 - 02
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The Brain's Social Network, Science
Excerpt: Keeping track of an extended network of Facebook friends, Twitter followers, and LinkedIn connectionsâ€"not to mention those old-fashioned face-to-face relationships with neighbors and office matesâ€"can certainly feel like a mental challenge. But does having a larger, more complex social network actually change the brain? A new study with macaques suggests it can.
- Source: The Brain's Social Network
[ http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.334.6056.578 ], Greg Miller, DOI: 10.1126/science.334.6056.578, Science Vol. 334 no. 6056 pp. 578-579, 2011/11/4