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Ancient Social Networks Mirror Modern Ones

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Caption: The social networks of the Hadza, a group of hunter-gatherers in Tanzania, show evidence that many elements of social network structure may have been present at an early point in human history, and that social networks may have contributed to the emergence of cooperation.

Credit: Alyssa Kneller, Harvard Medical School Office of Communications

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