Social Connectedness Infographics
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We create these social connectedness infographics to help our users understand network concepts, metrics, and ideas. Some examples include social isolation and loneliness, the effects of adverse connectedness, communication, facilitation, trust, and power. We’re always adding new social connectedness infographics, too – check back regularly!
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How do Young People Think About and Leverage Social Connectedness?
In our Social Support Research Fellowship – a partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation – we worked with four youth fellows to help us understand how young people think about and leverage social connectedness in their lives. Social support is a critically important determinant
Social Isolation vs Loneliness: An Infographic Explainer
Social isolation and loneliness appear a lot in the news these days. Following the past two years of quarantines and social distancing, these twin concerns are now a major priority for governments, mental health providers, and others in a number of sectors. However, there are
Indicators of Social Isolation Among Older Adults
Many studies suggest that older adults face a higher risk of social isolation and loneliness than the average American. This is due to several reasons, including a greater likelihood of losing a spouse or significant other, physical isolation in a care home, and a reduction
How Does Social Connectedness Influence Health?
Over the past four decades, a significant body of literature has demonstrated that there is a significant link between social connectedness – our relationships with others – and our health and well-being. While this feels and sounds intuitive, you may have wondered specifically how our
Network Centrality: Understanding Degree, Closeness & Betweenness Centrality
Network centrality is among the most well-known social network analysis metrics, measuring the degree to which a person or organization is central to a network. There are three different ways to measure network centrality, and some are easier to understand than others. Centrality is a
Interpreting PARTNERme Social Connectedness Reports
Today in healthcare, there is an increasing focus on dealing with the social determinants of health. These factors like housing, social support and transportation affect patient’s ability to access care, prevent health issues, and treat them when they do occur. In fact, studies show that
How Does PARTNERme Work? An Infographic
Social connectedness – our relationships with friends, family, neighbors and coworkers – directly influence our health and well-being. However, it’s very difficult for care providers to leverage this knowledge to improve patient care and health outcomes. PARTNERme is our solution, a person-centered network tool that
The Strength of Weak Ties in Networks
The strength of weak ties is one of the oldest and most influential theories in the field of network science. This infographic explains they key points of this interesting concept! Created by Mark Granovetter in 1973, he suggested that, contrary to popular belief, we receive
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