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August Luncheon (8/20)

"Systematic Use of Social Contagion" Presented by Tanya Barham

We all know how easy it can be to catch a cold from simply being in proximity to other people. As soon as the weather turns a little gloomy, it seems like the sneezing and coughing begins, quickly making its way around the office. We often think of the word “contagious” as a negative thing; but what about positive, healthy behaviors? What can we learn from thinking about wellness in this way?

Studies have recently shed light on this idea, that our social networks can predict whether we weigh more, are more likely to problem drink, or are more likely to be depressed.  But what about turning those behaviors around — can interventions have a ripple effect much larger than we anticipate through worksite wellness programs?

Tanya Barham is exploring this idea with her own experience in sparking social contagion to illustrate how we can turn this idea into a Wellness revolution.

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August Luncheon: Systematic Use Of Social Contagion

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