social

Social

Conversation in a Park by Thomas Gainsborough, 1746 Living organisms including humans are social when they live collectively in interacting populations, whether they are aware of it, and whether the interaction is voluntary or involuntary. Contents 1Etymology 2Definition 3Social theorists 4In socialism 5Modern uses 6See also 7References 8External links Etymology The word “Social” derives from the Latin word socii (“allies”). It is particularly derived from the Italian Socii states, historical allies of the Roman…

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Neural mechanisms of social dominance

Abstract In a group setting, individuals’ perceptions of their own level of dominance or of the dominance level of others, and the ability to adequately control their behavior based on these perceptions are crucial for living within a social environment. Recent advances in neural imaging and molecular technology have enabled researchers to investigate the neural substrates that support the perception…

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Words of power

Ever noticed how some writers have an uncanny ability to toy with your emotions? Within the span of a few pages, you can go from shaking with excitement to bawling your eyes out to flying into a rage and throwing the book across the room. It’s the hallmark of great writing, proof of mastery of the craft, and the yardstick…

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