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Yes, you can have more than 150 friends: New study deconstructs Dunbar’s number – Phys.org

An individual human can maintain stable social relationships with about 150 people. This is the proposition known as “Dunbar’s number”—that the architecture of…

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An individual human can maintain stable social relationships with about 150 people. This is the proposition known as “Dunbar’s number”that the architecture of the human brain sets an upper limit on our social lives. A new study from Stockholm University indicates that a cognitive limit on human group sizes cannot be derived in this manner.
Dunbar’s number is named after the British anthropologist Robin Dunbar, who proposed the theory in the 1990s. The number 150 is based on an extrapolation of the…

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