Relationships and group behaviour

AWIS with Paul Willis_COSMOS science magazine

A Week in Science with Paul Willis: 8 February 2013

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Why is it so hard to win at paper-rock-scissors? Find out the answer to this and more.

Asian Elementary Student

China’s ‘Little Emperors’ more neurotic, risk averse

Thursday, 10 January 2013

China’s one-child policy has created a generation that is more pessimistic, neurotic and risk averse – while being less trusting, trustworthy, competitive and conscientious.

Online gamers simulate epidemics_COSMOS science magazine

Online gamers simulate real-world epidemics

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

A fantasy plague that accidentally ran amok in the Internet’s most popular game world – populated by nine million flesh-and-blood players – may help scientists predict the impact of genuine epidemics.


Women prefer men desired by others

Wednesday, 17 January 2007 - 39 comments

Just having a few women smile at a man in public is enough to make other women consider him much more desirable, according to researchers.


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