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Emotional Cognition: From Brain to Behavior

Emotional Cognition gives the reader an up to date overview of the current state of emotion and cognition research that is striving for computationally explicit accounts of the relationship between these two domains. Many different areas are covered by some … Continue reading

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Modelling Creativity: Identifying Key Components

Creativity is a complex, multi-faceted concept encompassing a variety of related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviors. If we wish to study creativity scientifically, then a tractable and well-articulated model of creativity is required. Such a model would be of great … Continue reading

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Community Structure Promotes the Emergence of Persistence Behavior in Social Networks

Cooperation phenomena are ubiquitous in social systems. In this paper, based on the Prisoner’s dilemma game model, we study the evolution of cooperation in two social networks, namely, the scientific collaboration network (SCN) and the “Pretty-Good-Privacy” (PGP) trust network. Our … 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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Intuitive Prosociality

Prosocial behavior is a central feature of human life and a major focus of research across the natural and social sciences. Most theoretical models of prosociality share a common assumption: Humans are instinctively selfish, and prosocial behavior requires exerting reflective … Continue reading

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Evolution and the Emergent Self: The Rise of Complexity and Behavioral Versatility in Nature

Raymond L. Neubauer presents a view of nature that describes rising complexity in life in terms of increasing information content, first in genes and then in brains. The evolution of the nervous system expanded the capacity to store information with … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Using Online Communities to Change Behavior

Fortunately, there’s a science behind how to change behavior, and the answer to engagement and behavior change lies in understanding people’s psychology. By addressing people’s psychological needs and reasons for not changing behavior (including their social environments, cultural values, and … Continue reading

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