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Animal personalities are more like humans than first thought

A Deakin University study has found for the first time that, just like humans, un-predictability is also a consistent behavioural trait in the animal...

Altruism or manipulated helping? Altruism may have origins in manipulation

Manipulation is often thought of as morally repugnant, but it might be responsible for the evolutionary origins of some helpful or altruistic behavior, according...

Poor start in life need not spell doom in adulthood

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Does the environment encountered early in life have permanent and predictable long-term effects in adulthood? Such effects have been reported in numerous organisms, including humans. But now a biology graduate student ...

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