What smart bees can teach us about collective intelligence


When it comes to making decisions, most of us are influenced to
some degree by other people, whether that’s choosing a restaurant
or a political candidate. We want to know what others think before
we make that choice. Humans are social animals. So social that we
can rarely be independent of others because of our propensity for
copying behavior and communication – also known as social
learning. Humans copy each other every day. You might buy the
latest trainers because they’re really popular, even though you
have no idea how good quality they are. And then you might share
that…


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What smart bees can teach us about collective intelligence