New research from The University of Warwick has revealed that orangutans, the most arboreal of the great apes, produce consonant-like calls more often and of greater variety than their African ground-dwelling cousins (gorillas, bonobos and chimpanzees).
In the age of the fitness watches and smartphones, we often wake up to see an app-generated ‘sleep quality score’ evaluating how well we slept. People rarely wonder what sleep quality actually means and which aspects of our experience matter most when we come to judge our own sleep.
Most young people who stop using childhood and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) after reaching the upper age limit of CAMHS do not see a decline in their symptoms, research has found.
A study has analysed the difference between mainstream and conspiracy articles. It found that conspiracies rely on other conspiracies as “evidence”, jumping around different topics, less coherently than mainstream texts, but relying on a web of interconnected ideas to connect the dots.
An international team of scientists including a psychologist from the University of Warwick has identified a ‘hunting bark’ that chimpanzee’s use to call members of their group to co-ordinate a hunt.