News tagged with negative interactions

The limits of phenomenology

What's wrong with the science of science? Do the methods we use to explore new innovations in psychology, drug testing and engineering design really work? A new paper has troubling answers: Big Data isn't big enough to be ...

dateAug 22, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Confirmed: How plant communities endure stress

(—The Stress Gradient Hypothesis holds that as stress increases in an ecosystem, mutually supportive interactions become more significant and negative interactions, such as competition, become less so. The idea ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Ecology
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Punishment motivated by fairness, not revenge

Researchers at UCL (University College London) and Harvard University have found that we punish cheats only when they end up better off than us, in a study that challenges the notion that punishment is motivated by revenge.

dateJul 17, 2012 in Social Sciences
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