Robin Dunbar: Is There A Limit To How Many Friends We Can Have? Anthropologist Robin Dunbar believes the evolutionary structure of social networks limits us to 150 meaningful relationships at a time — even with the rise of social media.
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Is There A Limit To How Many Friends We Can Have?

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Is There A Limit To How Many Friends We Can Have?

Is There A Limit To How Many Friends We Can Have?

Is There A Limit To How Many Friends We Can Have?

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Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Networks

About Robin Dunbar's TED Talk

Anthropologist Robin Dunbar believes the evolutionary structure of social networks limits us to 150 meaningful relationships at a time — even with the rise of social media

About Robin Dunbar

Robin Dunbar is a professor of evolutionary psychology at Oxford. His research tries to understand the behavioral, cognitive and neuro-endocrinological mechanisms that underpin social bonding.