News tagged with behaviour

Rivalry makes people more eco-conscious

(Phys.org) —Want to encourage people to do the right thing for the environment? Tell them their rivals are going green, says a new marketing study from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School ...

dateJun 06, 2014 in Social Sciences
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How healthy is that puppy on the website?

Many people looking for a new puppy for the family are buying them online - with significant potential risk of future health and behavioural problems with their dogs, according to University of Adelaide research.

dateMay 22, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Who are the aggressive stars of CCTV?

A computer program can analyze CCTV images and spot aggressive human behaviour nine times out of ten, according to research published in the International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics. The research is an important ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Fear of the cuckoo mafia

If a restaurant owner fails to pay the protection money demanded of him, he can expect his premises to be trashed. Warnings like these are seldom required, however, as fear of the consequences is enough to ...

dateApr 17, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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