Tagged: social behaviour

Does Your Environment Determine Your Behaviour? - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jun 11, 2010

Last week I posted about the effects of alcohol availability on the amount of violence in an area and mentioned that disorder in the area might also contribute to this. I thought this needed expanding upon, are we really so shallow as a species that we allow the environment that we may be in only [...] … Read More

I Trust You More if I Think You Think I’m Attractive. - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jan 13, 2010

As always things aren’t as simple as headlines suggest and the headlines of science based blogs are no exception. Of course people don’t actually go around assessing how attractive other people think they are and modifying their behaviour accordingly. These psychological biases and effects go on below conscious awareness but the point is that they [...] … Read More