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.
Breakthrough scientific discoveries no longer dominated by the very young: study
Scientists under the age of 40 used to make the majority of significant breakthroughs in chemistry, physics and medicine but that is no longer the case, new research suggests.
Monkeys with larger friend networks have more gray matter
Minority rules: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas
Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. The scientists, ...