Links - Social Behavior
Honey Bee Genome Holds Clues To Social Behavior
By studying the humble honey bee, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have come a step closer to understanding the molecular basis of social behavior in humans.
Nature vs. Nurture
The nature vs. nurture debate has been reopened by a new book that says that peers and genes are more influential than parents in child development.
Chimpanzees can transmit cultural behavior to multiple 'generations'
Transferring knowledge through a chain of generations is a behavior not exclusive to humans, ... this study shows behavior and traditions can be passed along a chain of individual chimpanzees
New theory of human behavior takes internal goals into account
Why do we do the things we do? Is our daily behavior
essentially a reaction to outside occurrences? Might our
actions instead be primarily driven by what?s inside us? Or
maybe, does what we do emerge from a combination of both
internal and external factors?
Biology Online: The Genetic Leash
Relates human social behavior, including aggression, to genetics.