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Not all altruism is alike, says new study

Not all altruism is alike, says new study | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Not all acts of altruism are alike, says a new study. From bees and wasps that die defending their nests, to elephants that cooperate to care for young, a new mathematical model pinpoints the environmental conditions that favor one form of altruism over another.

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Psychology at the end of the world

Psychology at the end of the world | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Epic adventures into the world's last wildernesses often prompt poetic reflection about the triumph of the human spirit. Such expeditions also attract the scientific eye of psychologists, who are interested in studying what happens to the human psyche and social relationships under extreme conditions.

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In environmental disasters, families respond with conflict, denial, silence

In environmental disasters, families respond with conflict, denial, silence | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Environmental disasters impact individuals and communities; they also affect how family members communicate with each other, sometimes in surprising ways, according to a paper published by a faculty member at the University at Buffalo in the...
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