Tag Archives: cooperation

Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider: Sociality in Spiders

By Cameron Jones When you think of spiders, the idea of them living or working together is probably the last thing that crosses your mind. After all, aside from when an egg sac has just hatched, we rarely see spiders … Continue reading

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Deep Connections Might Make Us Nicer

by Curtis Atkisson That title, right?! Sounds like the most brain-dead obvious thing in the whole world. But, for those of us interested in they study of cooperation, it’s not that obvious, and the fact that deep connections might make … Continue reading

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Scholar Holler: Athena Aktipis, Ph.D.

Athena Aktipis is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at Arizona State University, co-Director of the Human Generosity Project, and Director of Human and Social Evolution and co-founder of the Center for Evolution and Cancer at the University of … Continue reading

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Why You Should Choose Your Friends Wisely: Collective Animal Behavior

Humans are not the only animals that are able to organize themselves into coordinated groups or societies. Some animals exhibit incredible feats of coordination, but unlike us, they do so without a leader or a global view of the outcome, … Continue reading

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