News tagged with behaviour

Behavioral studies from mobile crowd-sensing

Using mobile phones for research is not new. However, interpreting the data collected from volunteers' own smart phones—which has the potential to emulate randomised trials—can advance research into human behaviour. In ...

dateDec 22, 2015 in Computer Sciences
shares11 comments 0

Dogs give friends food

Compared to the rest of the animal kingdom, the human capacity for cooperation is something quite special. Cooperating with one another requires a certain amount of prosocial behaviour. This means helping others without any ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Plants & Animals
shares4798 comments 2

Could hippos be meat eaters?

People often think hippos are herbivores with big smiling faces. Every now and then, reports of a hippo of hunting down prey, eating a carcass, or stealing prey from a crocodile are heard, but they're typically considered ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Plants & Animals
shares6 comments 0

Thesis turns into fun new app

Victoria's first ever Pacific Studies PhD graduate has turned her research into a free, interactive app aimed at supporting new Pasifika parents.

dateNov 26, 2015 in Software
shares9 comments 0