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Virtual peer pressure in citizen science

Peer pressure is a proven social motivator, and seeing a friend or colleague succeed at a task can boost individual effort. Researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering probed this decidedly human attribute—sensitivity ...

dateAug 25, 2016 in Social Sciences
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'Citizen science' pollen monitoring service

"Citizen science" is one of the latest trends in science – it is a scientific method whereby projects are carried out with considerable input from interested parties and affected laypeople. The Austrian Pollen Monitoring ...

dateAug 24, 2016 in Other
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