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We demote old friends as new ones arrive: Research finds there is a natural limit to the number of people we can stay in touch with


Includes comment from Dr Felix Reed-Tsochas, Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Complexity who contributed research to the study.


Even in today’s world when mobile phones, email and social networking sites such as Facebook make it easy to stay in contact with large numbers of people, we spend most of our time speaking to a small number of close friends and relatives.

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Felix Reed-Tsochas
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