More watchful eyes can mean more safety for all.
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Scientists are learning that diversity has many perks – whether in multispecies groups of animals or human society.
You might make a quick and exaggerated judgment about what kind of neighborhood you’re in based on the people or flags you see.
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Social psychology researchers found that people commonly exaggerate the presence of certain groups – including ethnic and sexual minorities – because they perceive them as ideologically threatening.
Why do groups of knowledgable people sometimes all make the same flawed decisions?
Riding together from afar can help you build the exercise habit.
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From step counters and active video games to apps for exercisers and tech-enabled gear, there are a lot of ways to combine your workouts with your digital life.
Working together to figure out where to eat.
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New research suggests individual bees are born with one of two learning styles – either curious or focused. Their genetic tendency has implications for how the hive works together.
A researcher in a spacesuit on “Mars” outside the Mars Society Desert Research Station in Utah.
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Understanding isolation’s effects on regular people, rather than those certified to have ‘the right stuff,’ will help prepare us for the future, whether another pandemic or interplanetary space travel.
There’s power in numbers.
Scholars say a ‘critical mass’ of representation is necessary to overcome ‘token’ status. That’s exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.
People high on psychopathic personality traits, such as fearlessness and impulsiveness, often refuse to find common ground.
Some people are better team players than others, but people with goal-oriented and manipulative personality traits can undermine collaborative efforts and affect the team outcome.
Friendships are core to our social network.
A study claiming “only half your friends like you” made headlines last week. But the data support a humbler, and perhaps happier, story.