Advertisement

Group Think

Flocks of birds and schools of fish become more than the sum of their parts thanks to complex interactive behaviors.

By | July 1, 2013

Advertisement

Add a Comment

Avatar of: You

You

Processing...
Processing...

Sign In with your LabX Media Group Passport to leave a comment

Not a member? Register Now!

LabX Media Group Passport Logo

Comments

Avatar of: Roy Niles

Roy Niles

Posts: 63

July 3, 2013

Collective awareness enhances the awareness of each individual, but it's effective because  in addition to offering more information, it offers them more options as to how they deal with that information.  Shared intelligence increases the intelligent capacities of each individual in predictable ways.

On the other hand, there are predators who have also predicted that herding fish into groups will increse their individual vulnerability if the predator is smart enough to do it right.

 

Follow The Scientist

icon-facebook icon-linkedin icon-twitter icon-vimeo icon-youtube
Advertisement
RayBiotech
RayBiotech

Stay Connected with The Scientist

  • icon-facebook The Scientist Magazine
  • icon-facebook The Scientist Careers
  • icon-facebook Neuroscience Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Genetic Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Cell Culture Techniques
  • icon-facebook Microbiology and Immunology
  • icon-facebook Cancer Research and Technology
  • icon-facebook Stem Cell and Regenerative Science
Advertisement
Advertisement
Life Technologies