group decisions

Testosterone drives ego, trips cooperation

February 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Testosterone drives egocentricism at the cost of cooperating with others, consequently affecting group decisions, a study reveals.Collective problem solving can provide benefits over individual decisions as ... Read more...

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Bacterial chats limit carbon absorption by sea

October 13th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Bacterial chats could significantly impact our climate by limiting the quantity of carbon dioxide absorbed by the seas from the air.Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bats shown to form human-like friendships

February 9th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Human-like friendships exist among at least five different types of animals, says a new research.Previous studies determined that elephants, dolphins, some carnivores and certain non-human primates, such as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dictatorship runs rife in baboon societies

November 21st, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): When it comes to making decisions about where to eat, baboon society is no democracy, according to a new study.Instead, most baboons in a group will follow ... Read more...

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