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Depressed with a failing reward system: social stress disrupts brain waves

Chronic social stress has a huge impact on well-being. Gamma oscillations have been found to be an electrophysiological link between social stress and reward processing.
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How do children interact with their older autistic siblings?

In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day, this blog post focuses on the social interactions between children and their older autistic siblings.
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Why rats help other rats

As humans, we help each other because it is the right thing to do. We help our friends and our family. And of course we help strangers as well. Right?
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Friends with benefits - sociosexuality under investigation

Penke and Asendorpf (2008) used a large online study and a detailed behavioral assessment to investigate sociosexual behavior.
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Observing behavior - Jury deliberations, what happens behind close doors

Researchers increasingly study what goes on behind closed doors. Thirty mock-jury deliberations were filmed and behaviors were then coded using The Observer software.
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Observing social behavior and communication in wild elephants

A trunk-to-mouth greeting ritual. Yes. We are talking about elephants here.