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Scientists Say You Can Have More Than 150 Friends, If You Want – Gizmodo Australia

In the early 1990s, a British anthropologist named Robin Dunbar argued that humans can’t handle more than 150 stable relationships based on the size of the human…

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In the early 1990s, a British anthropologist named Robin Dunbar argued that humans cant handle more than 150 stable relationships based on the size of the human brains neocortex and observations of other primate groups socialising. Now, a team of researchers in Sweden say that number is bunk.
The team argues that Dunbars number really a set of numbers that define different circles of intimacy and their sizes, with the 150 number for casual friends being the most cited is not a reasonable way of…

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