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Effects of proximity to humans on neophilia, foraging ecology and population structure of kea
Neophilic tendencies in scavenging species living near humans may have adverse consequences for these animals. New Zealand’s kea (Nestor notab...
Interactive bioacoustic playback as a tool for detecting and exploring nonhuman intelligence: “conversing” with an Alaskan humpback whale
Here we report on a rare and opportunistic acoustic turn-taking with an adult female humpback whale, known as Twain, in Southeast Alaska. Post...
Innovation-facilitating networks create inequality
Theories of innovation often balance contrasting views that either smart people create smart things or smartly constructed institutions create...
Thermodynamic uncertainty theorem
Thermodynamic uncertainty relations (TURs) express a fundamental lower bound on the precision (inverse scaled variance) of any thermodynamic c...
Cycle length flexibility: is the duration of sexual receptivity associated with changes in social pressures?
Research in social mammals has revealed the complexity of strategies females use in response to female-female reproductive competition and sex...
“We are everyone's ASHAs but who's there for us?” a qualitative exploration of perceptions of work stress and coping among rural frontline workers in Madhya Pradesh, India
More than a million female village-level lay providers called ‘Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs)’, who deliver primary care, face hig...
The Importance of Representative Sampling for Home Range Estimation in Field Primatology
Abstract Understanding the amount of space required by animals to fulfill their biological needs is essential for comprehending their behavior...
Integrated information theory (IIT) 4.0: Formulating the properties of phenomenal existence in physical terms
This paper presents Integrated Information Theory (IIT) 4.0. IIT aims to account for the properties of experience in physical (operational) te...
Can moral case deliberation in research groups help to navigate research integrity dilemmas? A pilot study
There is an increased focus on fostering integrity in research by through creating an open culture where research integrity dilemmas can be di...
Reply to Rourk, C. Comment on “Albantakis et al. Computing the Integrated Information of a Quantum Mechanism. Entropy 2023, 25, 449”
In response to a comment by Chris Rourk on our article Computing the Integrated Information of a Quantum Mechanism, we briefly (1) consider th...
The adaptive stochasticity hypothesis: Modeling equifinality, multifinality, and adaptation to adversity
Neural phenotypes are the result of probabilistic developmental processes. This means that stochasticity is an intrinsic aspect of the brain a...
Scientists explain the underrepresentation of women in physics compared to biology in four national contexts
Abstract Women are consistently underrepresented in physics when compared to biology. Yet how scientists themselves explain the causes of this...
Correcting instructive electric potential patterns in multicellular systems: External actions and endogenous processes
Transmembrane electrical potential differences in cells modulate the spatio-temporal distribution of signaling ions and molecules that are ins...
Gamma oscillations and episodic memory
Gamma oscillations may coordinate pre- and postsynaptic neuronal firing to enhance plasticity within the hippocampus.Cross-regional gamma sync...
Redesigning schools for effective character education through leadership: The case of PRIMED Institute and vLACE
This paper presents two leadership training programs focused on redesigning schools to promote student character development and advocates for...
WILL WE KNOW THEM WHEN WE MEET THEM? HUMAN CYBORG AND NONHUMAN PERSONHOOD
Abstract In this article, I assess (1) whether some cyborgs and AI robots can theoretically be considered persons; and (2) how we will know if...
THE RELATIONAL TURN IN UNDERSTANDING PERSONHOOD: PSYCHOLOGICAL, THEOLOGICAL, AND COMPUTATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Abstract From the middle of the twentieth‐century onwards, there has been a growing emphasis on the importance of relationality in what it mea...
ROWAN WILLIAMS ON ATTENTION AND MEMORY IN THE SPIRITUAL LIFE
Abstract In a series of recent articles, including his Boyle Lecture, Rowan Williams has developed a theology of the role of intelligence and ...
Embedding epistemic insight (EI) in teacher training programmes in English universities: barriers and how to overcome them
Entrenched compartmentalisation of curriculum subjects and ‘teaching to the test’ can leave students with limited understanding of the nature ...
Toward an ethics of autopoietic technology: Stress, care, and intelligence
The relationship between humans and technology has attracted increasing attention with the advent of ever stronger models of artificial intell...