Social Behavior

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How Singapore Got Hooked on the Internet of Public Shame

One of the city-state's biggest websites allows users to upload photos and videos of 'bad' behavior.

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Why Some Communities Police Themselves, While Others Don't

Familiarity and social ties influence our decision to intervene on behalf of others. 

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Science: Rich People Drive Like Jerks

A new study puts a number to wealthy people's obnoxious driving. 

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A Conflict Resolution Scholar Explains How to Resolve Conflicts in the Quiet Car

Andrea Bartoli suggests an approach that presumes ignorance on the part of offenders.

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The Science of Staring

New research explains why we decide to look at what everyone else is looking at.

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Is Bad Urban Design Making Us Lonely?

Social interaction can be encouraged by our built environment. But it isn't always.