Does the internet promote fairness of income distribution? (w/ Video)
The world according to Itskov: Futurists convene at GF2045 (Part 2)
The world according to Itskov: Futurists convene at GF2045 (Part 1)
What is the best way to measure a researcher's scientific impact?
The enemy of my friend: Altruistic punishment in humans called into question
Cooperation vs. Competition: Greed is good -- but only a moderate amount
Why Things Become Unpopular
Computer model simulates Neolithic transition from egalitarianism to leadership and despotism
Study suggests voting may be key to cooperation with future generations
Whatever the solutions to preserving our world's natural resources might be, it seems clear that answers won't come overnight. How, then, can we be sure the steps we take today won't jeopardize the fate of ...
When it comes to numbers, culture counts
American children learn the meanings of number words gradually: First they understand "one," then they add "two, "three," and "four," in sequence. At that point, however, a dramatic shift in understanding ...
Study suggests social identification can mitigate danger felt by people in dense crowds
'Rice theory' explains north-south China cultural differences, study shows
A new cultural psychology study has found that psychological differences between the people of northern and southern China mirror the differences between community-oriented East Asia and the more individualistic ...
Success really does breed success, unique online experiments find
Success really does breed success – up to a point - found researchers from UCL and Stony Brook University, following a series of unique on-line experiments.
In blind test, soloists like new violins over old (Update)
Ten world-class soloists put costly Stradivarius violins and new, cheaper ones to a blind scientific test. The results may seem off-key to musicians and collectors, but the new instruments won handily.