Category Archives: Collective

Cultural Neuroscience and the Collective Good

What is the role of the individual in the collective good? From Rosa Parks to Mother Theresa, human history is rife with examples of prosocial change brought about by individual heroism. In this chapter, we explore the importance of the … Continue reading

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On the Evolution of Self-Organising Behaviours in a Swarm of Autonomous Robots

The study of collective, cooperative behaviours particularly attracts our attention, also given that much of the work presented in this thesis is inspired by the amazing organisational skills of social insects or other animal societies. From the observation of the … Continue reading

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O bem comum como maior valor social

Para Nilton Bonder, ir além da satisfação individual é grande desafio da humanidade, mas não será resolvido de forma indolor.  Nilton Bonder recorda que “as religiões já previam que esse modelo de poder individual é um modelo apocalíptico que, mais … Continue reading

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Crowd Memory: Learning in the Collective

Crowd algorithms often assume workers are inexperienced and thus fail to adapt as workers in the crowd learn a task. These assumptions fundamentally limit the types of tasks that systems based on such algorithms can handle. This paper explores how … Continue reading

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