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She wore white

October 26, 2016 | 15 Comments

Review: ‘Honeybee Democracy’

January 30, 2013 | 16 Comments

Bees give lessons for leadership and group intelligence.  . . . [N]atural selection has organized honeybee swarms and primate brains in intriguingly similar ways to build a first-rate decision-making group from a collection of rather poorly informed and cognitively limited individuals. —Honeybee Democracy Honeybee Democracy by Thomas D. Seeley. Princeton University Press, 264 pp. How can humans make better group decisions? We might look to the bees, says Thomas D. Seeley, a Cornell biologist who has spent his life studying …

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