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Six degrees: A friend of a friend

Published: August 11, 2007 | Last Updated: August 16, 2007 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted a landmark experiment at Harvard University in the 1960s that looked at the “small world” phenomenon. Using snail mail correspondence, Milgram asked his study participants to forward an information packet about the study to the person they knew—who was mostly likely to know the person ultimately targeted to receive the correspondence… […]

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