No one would deny that the behavior of the people we know, and even of our own, can radically change depending on those who surround us. In epj data science, Alberto Aleta and Yamir Moreno peered into the world of online gaming looking to find clues to the dynamics of online crowds and what behaviors influence their outcomes.
Food consumption metrics predict neighbourhood prevalence of diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol.
The mass media is one of the social forces with the most active transformative power.
Megalosaurus presents a powerful case study for conservation professionals.
The challenges faced by the freight transport sector—in the current context of climate change, pollution and congestion—are enormous.
If we want to change STEM representation for the better, we must address what can be changed within a system (e.g. professor attitudes and teaching styles) instead of placing the burden for change on underrepresented students conforming to a culture that was not necessarily designed with them in mind.
How much does someone’s living room tell about how they live?
During the past decade substantial progress has been made in improving road safety, but this development has not reached vulnerable road users (VRUs) as much as vehicle occupants
Our network analysis framework reveals several links between individuals’ social network structure, health-related behaviors, and other traits (e.g., personality or anxiety).
Policy changes and initiatives are often triggered by the stakeholders that are going to be affected by those future policies. People, in the meantime, get underrepresented.
Looking at cities as complex, evolving systems.