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Comment author: PeerInfinity 08 November 2010 04:27:30AM 4 points [-]

"Dunbar's Number" is also known as "The Monkeysphere"

The Monkeysphere is the group of people who each of us, using our monkeyish brains, are able to conceptualize as people. If the scientists are right, it's physically impossible for this to be a number much larger than 150.

I first heard the term "monkeysphere" from this article.