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Behavior

The smell of cooperation

Research team with the University of Göttingen finds effect of odour on helpfulness in ratsCredit: Manon Schweinfurth Despite their reputation, rats are surprisingly sociable and actually regularly help each other out with tasks.…

A hunger for social contact

Neuroscientists find that isolation provokes brain activity similar to that seen during hunger cravings CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Since the coronavirus pandemic began in the spring, many people have only seen their close friends and loved ones…