Immune to influence

Psychologists from the Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour--Helge Giese, Hans Neth, and Wolfgang Gaissmaier--provide the first rigorous look at how our attitudes towards vaccines are shaped by online forces. Turns out, social influence plays a small role.

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Konstanz scientists among the world's most influential

In the last decade, papers by Iain Couzin and Damine Farine have ranked among the most highly cited by scientists across multiple fields—signalling the impact of interdisciplinary collective behaviour research on the broader scientific discussions of our time.

Complex society discovered in birds

The first existence of a multilevel society in a non-mammalian animal shows that large brains are not a requirement for complex societies

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