A theoretical study led by the University of Exeter has shed new light on the conditions that lead to the evolution of spite or altruism in structured populations.
Since 2001, the Human Dynamics Laboratory at the MIT Media Lab has used digital technologies—from home-brewed portable sensors to cellphone call records—to try to get a quantitative handle on the nature and the consequences ...
A recent study published in the journal Leisure Studies, 'iPod use and the perception of social introversion' by Benjamin R. Garner (University of Kansas), discusses the effects that iPod use has on society and social interaction.
There was an opening ceremony on Feb. 5 for the Yale Institute for Network Science (YINS), dedicated to exploring fundamental properties of networks as they appear throughout the biological, physical, and social sciences.
(Phys.org) —One of the first studies conducted on young reptiles reared without contact with their siblings is challenging the assumption that only mammals and birds are shaped by social interactions.
Empathy-driven behavior has been observed in rats who will free trapped companions from restrainers. This behavior also extends toward strangers, but requires prior, positive social interactions with the type (strain) of ...
Psychologists from the University of Exeter are leading a major project looking at how robots can enable people to interact in public spaces – without actually being there.
Murdoch University-led research has found that social interaction is a key mechanism in individuals radicalising into extremists.
During a one-year field study in Southern Madagascar the two researchers discovered that nocturnal white-footed sportive lemurs (Lepilemur leucopus) share a common territory with a pair partner of the opposite sex. This result ...
The integration of ICT into every day teaching can have a positive impact on student knowledge and understanding, and can help teachers deliver stimulating and motivating classes.