News tagged with social relationships

Bats with high social intelligence

Scientists agree that living in complex social systems with individualised relationships doesn’t work without a high degree of socio-cognitive skills. Elephants, dolphins and primates live in complex social systems and ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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A third of us have used dating websites: study

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) conducted an online questionnaire with 12,000 couples from 18 countries, all of whom had regular access to the internet. They were asked a series of questions about whether they had visited ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Mathematics
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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 ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Social Sciences
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