In the Media

Amazon Wanted a Lord of the Rings Show. It Turned to Frodo and Sam.

Sep 08, 2022 // “Bringing in people whose backgrounds are different can create more variance. Which sometimes can lead to bad outcomes—but it sometimes can lead to great outcomes,” Adam Kleinbaum says in an article about The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power and why the show’s producers opted for unknown, instead of established, a
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The One Social-Media Feature That People Still Love

Aug 12, 2022 // Features Adam Kleinbaum in an article examining Instagram’s “Close Friends” feature, which allows users to share content with a curated list of followers. “A lot of us feel very strongly about things we see on the news and things we see in the world, and the ability to speak out in a way that feels public, but also saf
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How to Master Virtual Networking

Sep 23, 2021 // “What we’re finding through our research is that people’s networks are narrowing. Because of the move towards remote interaction it’s harder to maintain these broad networks of relatively weaker ties,” comments Adam M. Kleinbaum, an associate professor at Dartmouth.
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Why Atypical CEOs Have an Edge

Feb 25, 2021 // “Analyzing 250 million emails from employees in a large company, Adam Kleinbaum from Tuck Business School at Dartmouth found that people with atypical career paths create connections that help them to move beyond silo-thinking.”
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A Common Language Maintains Friendship

Jan 20, 2020 // A feature story about new research from Adam Kleinbaum and coauthor Balazs Kovacs which finds that people with linguistic similarities are more likely to be friends and will continue to adapt to each other linguistically as the friendship grows.
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This Top MBA Takes Students Abroad to Study Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Dec 18, 2019 // “Going to different places and seeing things done differently heightens our awareness of those differences, which is highly valuable,” says Adam Kleinbaum in a feature story about TuckGO and the Global Insight Expedition to Israel.
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How Many Women Does It Take to Change a Broken Congress?

Dec 29, 2018 // Mentions research by Adam Kleinbaum, examining “organizational misfits”—people who follow career trajectories that are atypical in their organization—in an article about the new United States Congress, which includes a record high number of women representatives.
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The Top 10 Insights from the ‘Science of a Meaningful Life’ in 2018

Dec 18, 2018 // Highlights “Similar Neural Responses Predict Friendship” by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, in an article featuring the top research insights from 2018.
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Climbing the Corporate Ladder: Slow May Beat Fast

Sep 20, 2018 // Cites research by Adam Kleinbaum, associate professor of business administration, which found that workers who have experience in numerous departments within a company often have more successful careers in the long-run, thanks in part to the broad social networks they create early on in their careers.
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Friend Connection

Jul 30, 2018 // Features research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley exploring neural similarities among friends. The results of the research suggest that friendship goes beyond shared interests, and that friends may actually be similar in how they pay attention to and process the world around them.
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You Might Share More in Common with Your Friends Than You Think

Jul 30, 2018 // Quotes Adam Kleinbaum in an article about likeness among friends, citing a recent paper by Kleinbaum, and coathors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, which found that friends demonstrate similar neural activity.
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Why Climbing the Corporate Ladder May Be the Worst Path to the Top

Jul 24, 2018 // Features research by Adam Kleinbaum in an article about the value of a having a diverse network of contacts that spans different industries and groups.
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Friends Are Similar Deep in the Brain

May 11, 2018 // Highlights research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, exploring how brain activity can be used to predict friendships.
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Friends Can Share Similar Brain Waves, Genetics, and Personality Traits — Here’s Why It Happens

Apr 20, 2018 // Highlights research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, exploring how neural activity can be used to predict friendships.
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Scientists Discover Friends Can Share Brainwaves

Apr 23, 2018 // Highlights research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, regarding how neural activity can be used to predict friendships.
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You Share Everything with Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

Apr 16, 2018 // Features research by Adam Kleinbaum exploring how neural activity can predict friendships.
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Looking for Your Dream Job? Swipe Right

Apr 10, 2018 // Features Adam Kleinbaum in an article about the rise of professional networking apps such as Shapr. Kleinbaum says research shows that people with diverse and far-reaching networks get promoted faster and evaluated more favorably.
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Brain Scans Reveal That Friends Really Are on the Same Wavelength

Mar 14, 2018 // Highlights research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley exploring how neural activity can be used to predict friendships. In the study, the brain activity of 42 students was observed while they watched a variety of videos meant to stimulate certain emotions.
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Dartmouth Study: Friends Think Alike

Feb 13, 2018 // Continued coverage of new research from Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, exploring the connection between neural activity and friendships.
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Brain Scans Reveal That Friends Really Are on the Same Wavelength

Feb 06, 2018 // Continued coverage of new research from Adam Kleinbaum, associate professor of business administration, and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley exploring how neural activity can be used to predict friendships.
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