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Companionship May Help Chimps Chill Out

By | November 2, 2016

Study suggests chimpanzees get by with a little help from their primate pals.

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Exploring Emotional Contagion

By | May 24, 2016

Researchers are beginning to pinpoint the mechanisms by which emotions can be “spread” among people.

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Behavior Brief

By | February 11, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | January 4, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | May 21, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Are Apes as Empathetic as Humans?

By | August 12, 2014

In the absence of complex emotional bonds, humans and bonobos show similar empathy, according to a study.

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Behavior Brief

By | February 27, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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A Lot Like Humans

By | October 15, 2013

Scientists find that bonobos can form friendships and show concern for others.

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Behavior Brief

By | January 4, 2012

A roundup of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Yawns More Contagious Among Friends

By | December 7, 2011

People who are emotionally connected are more likely to catch the yawns from one another.

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