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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