Synthesizes previous research on cognitive social networks to present a model of who comes to mind in daily life.
Asserts research must focus on the cognitive mechanisms of social network curation to understand the effects of emergent technologies.
Shows how neural sensitivity to social exclusion is associated with closure at the core network level.
Shows that mentalizing connectivity is moderated by personal network density during a social exclusion task.
Shows how a recommendation task can be used measure the neural processes underlying social influence.
Shows that availability preferences relate to daily interaction quality with weak ties and bridging social capital.