Daily Archives: April 14, 2014

Leadership in Moving Human Groups

How is movement of individuals coordinated as a group? This is a fundamental question of social behaviour, encompassing phenomena such as bird flocking, fish schooling, and the innumerable activities in human groups that require people to synchronise their actions. We … Continue reading

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Collective Animal Behavior

Fish travel in schools, birds migrate in flocks, honeybees swarm, and ants build trails. How and why do these collective behaviors occur? Exploring how coordinated group patterns emerge from individual interactions, Collective Animal Behavior reveals why animals produce group behaviors … Continue reading

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Wasase: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom

This seminar consists of a detailed reading and discussion of Taiaiake Alfred’s new book, Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom, which focuses on the restoration of the warrior ethic as the basis for regenerating indigenous identities and struggles to … Continue reading

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