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Majority-biased learning: In humans and chimpanzees knowledge is transmitted within a group by means of a majority principle

Majority-biased learning: In humans and chimpanzees knowledge is transmitted within a group by means of a majority principle | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
In humans and chimpanzees knowledge is transmitted within a group by means of a majority principle. Chimpanzees are more likely to copy an action performed by a large number of individuals than an action that was performed more frequently.
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Why Threats to Social Identity Lead to Conflict

Why Threats to Social Identity Lead to Conflict | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Be it at school, office, the neighborhood or the community people live in, conflicting situations amongst various groups might arise on an almost day to day basis. Today, the prevalence of these intergroup conflicts is on the rise and has resulted in minor disagreements amongst friends to waging full scale wars between countries.

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Can You Predict a Monkey’s Social Status by Looking at Its Genes?

Can You Predict a Monkey’s Social Status by Looking at Its Genes? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Rhesus macaques, which are some of the best studied of all monkeys, establish hierarchies in their social groups.

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