How large-scale factors like evolution and environments interact to produce cancer risk is the subject of a new study published in the February issue of Ecology Letters.
During a January 24 talk in Santa Fe, neurobiologist Christof Koch presented a theory about which brains can experience consciousness and which cannot. Watch his talk here.
Collective decision-making can be beneficial for social animal groups, but not if members share bad information.
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.
An SFI working group re-frames "cyber security-as-usual."
Working Group explores the suspiciously simple computer science question: Does P = NP?
A new technique based in information theory promises to improve researchers' ability to interpret ice core samples and our understanding of the earth's climate history.
Professor Cristopher Moore and collaborators unveil a more accurate, efficient algorithm for internet recommendations.
SFI External Professor Mahzarin Banaji has been selected to receive this year’s Association for Psychological Science’s (APS’s) William James Fellow Award for lifetime contributions to the basic science of psychology.