An individual human can maintain stable social relationships with about 150 people. This is the proposition known as "Dunbar's number"—that the architecture of the human brain sets an upper limit on our social lives. A new study from Stockholm University indicates that a cognitive limit on human group sizes cannot be derived in this manner.
Yes, you can have more than 150 friends: New study deconstructs Dunbar's number
- 5. 5 2021 (01:10)