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."
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.
This week at SFI, a multidisciplinary group of experts is gathered at SFI to work toward a quantitative science of how living things process energy and information to solve problems.
Modern European cities and medieval cities share a population-density-to-area relationship, a new paper concludes – the latest research to find regularities in human settlement patterns across space and time.
Study: When a group must solve hard problems, it's best to design the team around its learning style
What is the best way for a group to collaborate on solving a difficult problem? A new study finds that the answer depends on how that particular group learns.
A new study led by SFI External Professor Jessika Trancik finds that low-emission cars aren't more expensive over their life cycles than conventional internal combustion vehicles, contrary to widespread belief.
They and We. I am and We are. According to an analysis of the September 26 presidential debate by SFI's Simon DeDeo, the strongest distinction between Clinton and Trump was not what, but who.