There is a popular notion abroad that women are not risk takers and their mere presence on a bank board will reduce risky strategies and behaviours.
Research reveals that sticklebacks with bolder personalities are not only better leaders but also less sociable than more timid fish. The behaviour of these bolder fish shapes the dynamics of the group.
Many male animals have multiple displays and behaviours to attract females; and often the larger or greater the better.
Just as soldiers on sentry duty constantly adjust their behaviour to match the current threat level, dwarf mongoose sentinels exhibit flexible decision-making in relation to predation risk, new research from the University ...
Halloween is upon us tonight and it's all just a bit of harmless fun, right? Or is there truly a dark side to Halloween?
Everyone can have an impact on the dynamics of a group, particularly if they join forces with others
How do we as individuals prompt our fellow humans to behave socially? This is one of the central questions relating to social dilemmas in game theory. Previous studies assumed that it is almost impossible to control cooperation ...
Countries with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability, says research from the University of Toronto.
As the global climate continues to change, the ability of many animal species to adapt is being put to the test. Bird populations may be at particular risk. According to the Audubon Society, nearly half of all North American ...
Researchers are calling for animal cognition experts and conservationists to come together to help animals adapt their behaviour to changing environmental issues and aid their own preservation.
(Phys.org) —Female parasitic wasps have more reproductive success when working together with other females, which can also explain sex biased reproduction, according to new research.