A Human Network: How Our Social Connections Determine Who We Are

Published: Friday, March 22, 2019 - 10:23am
Updated: Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:45am
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Matthew O. Jackson didn’t want his new book, “The Human Network: How Your Social Position Determines Your Power, Beliefs and Behaviors,” to be confused with “The Social Network” or Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. In fact, his work focuses on a much broader idea than social media.

In the book, he argues that all types of human interactions happen in networks — whether they're online or in person. And those human networks affect us in ways large and small.

The Show spoke with Jackson about these networks and how they influence us.

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