News tagged with behavioural sciences

New insights into placebo effect

(Phys.org)—Mathematical models developed by scientists at the University of Bristol are providing new insights into why the placebo effect exists and when it should occur. Their research is published today ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in Mathematics
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How birds prepare for war

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as human soldiers show greater solidarity when entering combat zones, new research from the University of Bristol has demonstrated that birds also increase their affiliative behaviour ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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