News tagged with behavioural sciences

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 ...

Jul 07, 2010 4.5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Sexual selection in the sea

Biologists have uncovered new insights into how the male sexual behaviour of the peculiar southern bottletail squid is primed to produce the greatest number of offspring.

Jun 04, 2013 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Aug 31, 2012 4.9 / 5 (8) 10 | with audio podcast