News tagged with human behaviour

Moralists have the last laugh

Over-fishing, tax evasion, freeriding: the Tragedy of the Commons happens again and again. A computer model now offers new insights into the way our society functions.

May 11, 2010
4.8 / 5 (10) 6 | 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