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However, complications may...
though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)

(Based on idea 1 we might not expect idea 2, but this is a way of saying that even though idea 1 exists, we still have idea 2.  Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
  • The theory of Tipping Points requires, however, that we reframe the way we think about the world.
    Conclusion (59% in)
  • During that time, however, none of the thirty eight witnesses called the police.
    Chapter 1 (85% in)
  • It can be assumed, however, that their apathy was indeed one of the big-city variety.
    Chapter 1 (86% in)
  • The truth about Genovese, however, turns out to be a little more complicated — and more interesting.
    Chapter 1 (89% in)
  • It would be a mistake, however, to think that Connectors are the only people who matter in a social epidemic.
    Chapter 2 (49% in)
  • If you look closely at social epidemics, however, it becomes clear that just as there are people we rely upon to connect us to other people, there are also people we rely upon to connect us with new information.
    Chapter 2 (49% in)
  • However, did you know most wives outlive their husbands?
    Chapter 2 (72% in)
  • Columbia decided, however, to hire McCann Co come up with a series of television commercials to support the direct-marketing print ads that Wunderman was creating.
    Chapter 3 (11% in)
  • All of those differences evaporated, however, when Levanthal looked at how many of the students actually went and got a shot.
    Chapter 3 (17% in)
  • Perhaps no one has done more to illustrate the potential of this kind of stickiness engineering, however, than children's educational television, in particular the creators of Sesame Street and, later, the show it inspired, Blue's Clues.
    Chapter 3 (24% in)
  • What the pioneering television researchers of the 1960s and 1970s — in particular, Daniel Anderson at the University of Massachusetts — began to realize, however, is that this isn't how preschoolers watch TV at all.
    Chapter 3 (26% in)
  • The kids in the second group, however, were put in a room with lots of very attractive toys on the floor.
    Chapter 3 (28% in)
  • The Distracter, however, for all its strengths, is a fairly crude instrument.
    Chapter 3 (41% in)
  • Since the late 1960s, however, this idea has been turned on its head.
    Chapter 3 (68% in)
  • The question of why crime declined in New York City, however, is a little more complicated.
    Chapter 4 (20% in)
  • When psychologists actually try to verify this claim, however, their answers sound like the Hartshorne and May conclusions.
    Chapter 4 (80% in)
  • Once you understand that context matters, however, that specific and relatively small elements in the environment can serve as Tipping Points, that defeatism is turned upside down.
    Chapter 4 (96% in)
  • That conclusion, however, still leaves a number of critical questions unanswered.
    Chapter 5 (23% in)
  • Perhaps the most interesting natural limit, however, is what might be called our social channel capacity.
    Chapter 5 (36% in)
  • If you belong to a group of twenty people, however, there are now 190 two-way relationships to keep track of: 19 involving yourself and 171 involving the rest of the group.
    Chapter 5 (42% in)
  • In everyday life, however, the problems and situations we face don't always embody the principles of epidemics so neatly.
    Chapter 6 (8% in)
  • Lambesis wasn't just a passive observer in this process, however.
    Chapter 6 (84% in)
  • It has become fairly obvious, however, that this approach isn't very effective.
    Chapter 7 (12% in)
  • The teen smoking epidemic does not simply illustrate the Law of the Few. however.
    Chapter 7 (46% in)
  • The problem is, however, that whenever psychologists have set out to look for this nurture effect, they can't find it.
    Chapter 7 (65% in)
  • For the adopted kids, however, the results are downright strange.
    Chapter 7 (67% in)
  • What's interesting about this period, however, is that it takes about three years for the teens in that last group to go from casual to regular smoking — roughly from fifteen to eighteen years of age — and then for the next five to seven years there is a gradual escalation of their habit.
    Chapter 7 (88% in)
  • The results, however, were disappointing.
    Conclusion (3% in)

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  • And finally, if you yawned as you read this, did the thought cross your mind — however unconsciously and fleetingly — that you might be tired?
    Introduction (62% in)

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