Cooperation vs. Competition: Greed is good -- but only a moderate amount
Why Things Become Unpopular
Simulations show early farming might have caught on due to development of property rights
Study on choice blindness finds voters more malleable than thought (w/ video)
Study shows cultural flow may be slower than genetic divergence
Expert psychologist suggests the era of genius scientists is over
Language structure arises from balance of clear and effective communication
When learning a new language, we automatically organize words into sentences that will be both clearly understood and efficient (quick) to communicate. That's the finding of a new study reported today in the Proceedings of ...
Marie Curie, go home: Science faculty study shows bias
Study demonstrates evolution of stereotypes
Researchers find glass shape influences consumption rate of lager
'Nature' survey shows scientists happy with jobs but worried about money
Pay-what-you-want choices appear to be linked to self image
New study of hunter-gatherers suggests social networks sparked evolution of cooperation
Ancient humans may not have had the luxury of updating their Facebook status, but social networks were nevertheless an essential component of their lives, a new study suggests.
Study finds social networks promote cooperation, discourage selfishness
It turns out nice guys can finish first, and David Rand has the evidence to prove it.