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How Computation Can Predict Group Conflict: Fighting Among Captive Pigtailed Macaques Provides Clues

How Computation Can Predict Group Conflict: Fighting Among Captive Pigtailed Macaques Provides Clues

When conflict breaks out in social groups, individuals make strategic decisions about how to behave based on their understanding of alliances and feuds in the group. Researchers studied fighting among captive pigtailed macaques for clues about behavior and group conflict. (Credit: iStockphoto/Natthaphong Phanthumchinda) But it’s been challenging to quantify the underlying trends that dictate how […]

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