In a new paper published in the current issue of the American Journal of Political Science, SFI Omidyar Fellow Marion Dumas looks at 40 years of U.S. environmental laws to ask what impact litigious citizens have on the political bargaining process.
Simon DeDeo's new tutorial introduces learners to renormalization — a method for blurring small details in order to capture meaningful features of complex systems.
Michael Kearns presented an SFI Community Lecture on machine learning and social norms at The Lensic Performing Arts Center on April 4. Watch his talk here.
Starting this week, a new online tutorial teaches quantitative approaches to understanding game-like interactions between multiple decision makers.
Why salmon migrate in 'pulsing' patterns is the subject of a new paper published today in Animal Behavior.
In a new study, SFI Omidyar Fellow Eleanor Power analyzes the social benefit of religious participation in two South Indian communities.
SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt accepts roles as Pritzker Director the Mansueto Institute of Urban Innovation at the University of Chicago and Professor of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago.
For her central contributions to food web analyses, SFI Professor and Vice President for Science Jennifer Dunne has been selected as a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America for 2017.
On September 30, 2016, SFI's Jeremy Sabloff was appointed the next Chair of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.
A new paper published in the journal Animal Behavior calls for further study of the "audience effect" across animal species by using methods similar to those used in human communication research.