It’s virtually impossible to make and maintain eye contact during videoconferencing.
Eye contact is essential for building and developing trust. But after more than a year of working and socializing online, our ability to make and maintain eye contact has been diminished.
The ongoing tension between the US and China should encourage Indonesia to strengthen ties with nontraditional partners, like the Gulf states.
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Key areas for cooperation between Indonesia and the Gulf countries are trade and investment, multilateralism, pandemic mitigation, and cultural exchange.
In Gabon, sampling of bats in the framework of the EBOSURSY project. The objective is to promote the improvement of early detection systems in wild animals to prevent Ebola and other emerging diseases.
The period in which we are living is conducive to reflection in order to co-construct new knowledge systems and think research differently.
Pedestrians walk past a waste bin for disposable face masks in Aarhus Center, Denmark.
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The word, which roughly translates to considering the needs of society above your own, has become a buzzword in Denmark.
The complex interactions that maintain group health inside a bee hive offer lessons for humanity during pandemics.
Life in a honey bee hive is all about cooperating for the collective good.
A psychoactive substance to make you act in everyone’s best interest?
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Rather than a vaccine to beef up your immune system, a psychoactive substance could boost your cooperative, pro-social behavior – curtailing the selfish actions that spur on coronavirus’s spread.
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Our desire to condemn and punish non-cooperative behaviour is strong. But we must also try to understand the complex emotional motivations of those refusing to wear masks.
Taiwan celebrates a third week of zero cases of COVID-19 infection on April 17.
Taiwan and Iceland both deployed a cooperative strategy early on in the COVID-19 pandemic – and it’s helped win public trust.
Behavioural economics research suggests very few people will cooperate unless ‘free riders’ are punished.
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Some initiatives aim to develop more ethical and equitable models.
A wild leopard seal on South Georgia.
Cooperation or theft? New observations show wild leopard seals sharing food when targeting king penguins in Antarctica.
Kids have no problem remembering who plays fair.
Do children understand the lesson that if you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours? Developmental psychologists suggest they’re more likely to punish bad behavior than they are to reward good deeds.
Group project experience doesn’t automatically translate to competence at collaboration.
From the biggest ‘wicked’ problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they’re good at this, but they aren’t. Here’s what could help.
He’s calling – but will you answer?
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The Mueller report reveals that some U.S. citizens helped Russian government agents organize real-life events, aiding Russia’s propaganda campaign. Don’t be like them.
What goes into all for one and one for all?
Where do the cooperative skills that hold together human societies come from and why don’t our selfish instincts overwhelm them? Evolutionary game theory suggests that empathy is a crucial contributor.
Playing with every day items increases kids’ creativity and engagement.
Recycled or scrap parts including tunnels, pipes, crates, foam, rubber and plastic parts make for better play equipment for kids than a fixed swing set.
In April 2017 the IPSP conducted a survey on how cooperation and competition were perceived and how respondents felt in cooperative versus competitive situations.
Coming together for a solstice feast in ancient Peru.
How did civilization emerge from small groups of hunter-gatherers? Some archaeologists focus on cooperation as the vital ingredient – and find evidence for it in the form of feast-related artifacts.
A new study shows how even having a few intelligent people in a group can benefit others.
Rural China sheds light on the role of witchcraft in society.
Most anthropologists believe that witch labelling has evolved to get people to conform. But new research suggests an alternative explanation.