Mar 7, 2017
Every animal that lives in groups has to make decisions as a
group. Even a seemingly simple decision like "where should we go
for dinner?" can be complicated to negotiate.
Is there a simple rule behind how humans and other animals
make group decisions? Margaret Crofoot is a primatologist and
Leakey Foundation grantee whose research on baboons suggests there
is a rule, and it's not what you might think.
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