How technology impacts human behavior

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Internet technology has evolved at lighting speed. Dial-up modems and early browsers gave way to AOL mailers, social networking and Wi-Fi, connecting smart phones and tablets. How is all this high-tech upheaval changing human behavior? Cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss her new book, “The Cyber Effect,” which seeks to answer that question.

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Human behavior

Have you ever wondered why we behave the way we do? From the evolution of human aggression to why humans are so curious, Live Science takes you inside our minds to explain the science behind the things we do, why we do them and what is going on in our brain when it happens.

Whether it’s pondering the weird things humans do every day or why we believe in conspiracy theories, our expert writers and editors track down the biggest stories in psychology, sociology and neuroscience, bringing you the latest news, features and articles about human behavior.

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Both Environment and Genetic Makeup Influence Behavior

Call, J. Chimpanzee social cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5, 388–393 (2001).

Jensen K., Hare, B. et al. What’s in it for me? Self-regard precludes altruism and spite in chimpanzees. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273, 1013–1021 (2006).

Müller, M. & Wehner, R. Path integration in desert ants, Cataglyphis fortis. PNAS 85, 5287–5290 (1988).

Plotnik, J. M., de Waal, F. B. M. et al. Self-recognition in an Asian elephant. PNAS 103, 17053–17057 (2006).

Steele, M.l A., Halkin, S. L. et al. Cache protection strategies of a scatter-hoarding rodent: do tree squirrels engage in behavioural deception? Animal Behaviour 75, 705–714 (2008).

How technology impacts human behavior – CBS News

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Internet technology has evolved at lighting speed. Dial-up modems and early browsers gave way to AOL mailers, social networking and Wi-Fi, connecting smart phones and tablets. How is all this high-tech upheaval changing human behavior? Cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss her new book, “The Cyber Effect,” which seeks to answer that question.

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Human behavior

Have you ever wondered why we behave the way we do? From the evolution of human aggression to why humans are so curious, Live Science takes you inside our minds to explain the science behind the things we do, why we do them and what is going on in our brain when it happens.

Whether it’s pondering the weird things humans do every day or why we believe in conspiracy theories, our expert writers and editors track down the biggest stories in psychology, sociology and neuroscience, bringing you the latest news, features and articles about human behavior.

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Both Environment and Genetic Makeup Influence Behavior

Call, J. Chimpanzee social cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5, 388–393 (2001).

Jensen K., Hare, B. et al. What’s in it for me? Self-regard precludes altruism and spite in chimpanzees. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273, 1013–1021 (2006).

Müller, M. & Wehner, R. Path integration in desert ants, Cataglyphis fortis. PNAS 85, 5287–5290 (1988).

Plotnik, J. M., de Waal, F. B. M. et al. Self-recognition in an Asian elephant. PNAS 103, 17053–17057 (2006).

Steele, M.l A., Halkin, S. L. et al. Cache protection strategies of a scatter-hoarding rodent: do tree squirrels engage in behavioural deception? Animal Behaviour 75, 705–714 (2008).

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