News tagged with social relationships

An equation for friendship

If only they had been there in 1939: Plugging in numbers representing the friendliness between pairs of nations at the outset of World War II, researchers at Cornell University used a computer program to successfully predict ...

Jan 17, 2011
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Understanding the social butterfly effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London and the Institute of Zoology at London Zoo, have been researching the social butterfly effect ...

Dec 02, 2010
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A willingness to be bullied may be inherited

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of the behavior of marmots suggests that a willingness to accept some extent of bullying, rather than shying away from interactions that could lead to conflict, may be inherited.

Dec 01, 2010 report
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