How do revolutions emerge without anyone expecting them? How did social norms about same sex marriage change more rapidly than anyone anticipated? Why do some social innovations take off with relative ease, while others struggle for years without spreading? More generally, what are the forces that control the process of social evolution –from the fashions that we wear, to our beliefs about religious tolerance, to our ideas about the process of scientific discovery and the best ways to manage complex research organizations?
Network Dynamics of Social BehaviorUniversity of Pennsylvania
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Course Introduction and Schelling's Segregation Model
Diffusion in Small Worlds
Complex Contagions and the Weakness of Long Ties
Emperor's Dilemma and the Spread of Unpopular Norms
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Great content and short/objective videos. One only comment is that, sometimes, the implementation of the models is a bit unclear.
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