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Juvenoia

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Skeletons are scary and spooky, but you know what else is? Teenagers. Their attitude, the way they dress and the music they listen to. Can you even call it music? Pff, kids these days. But what are kids these days? What’s with all the concern and what’s a generation? Why do […]

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Media and society

Does the media reflect or construct social reality? This question is at the heart of lively debate among sociologists about the relationship between media and the social world. On the one hand, there are those who argue that mass media simply reflects the attitudes, values and norms of the society that it’s situated within. On […]

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Nicholas Christakis: The Sociological Science Behind Social Networks and Social Influence

Hi, my name is Nicholas Christakis and I’m a physician and a social scientist and the discipline I’m going to be speaking about to you today is sociology.  Sociology is the field in which you study human behavior and human experience and how it relates to the fact that individuals are embedded within larger groups […]

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