Salavation by cooperation explained by hormone


Article reads: ‘All the co-operative behaviours seem to be controlled at a high level by the same pathway,’ says Dr Joah Madden of the University of Exeter, lead author of the paper, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. ‘One of the big questions in animal behaviour has been why individuals behave cooperatively. Until now, studies have typically looked at just one behaviour and tried to find explanations for it in isolation, rather than looking at altruistic behaviour as a whole syndrome.’

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