Sunday, February 28, 2021
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    Monkey business: new research into novel decision making

    "The capacity for making novel decisions is present in both humans and primates, so how important is it to our day to day lives? We’ve all been spending a lot more time at home recently, and it often feels as though our daily routines are leading to stagnation, rather than to novelty."

    Current UK lockdown has ⅓ less impact on population movement than...

    "The University’s Covid-19 impact monitor shows that the January lockdown has so far had “one third less impact on movement” than the initial national lockdown last March, and that some areas are still moving at above 50% of pre-pandemic levels."

    Supporting right-wing populists linked with climate scepticism, says Oxford study

    The study combined the internet browsing history of over 9,000 participants in six countries including the USA and UK with survey data to establish whether there was a link between support for populist parties and climate scepticism.
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    Oxford study finds belief in COVID-19 conspiracy theories leads to reduced...

    CW: Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, racism Oxford study finds belief in COVID-19 Conspiracy theories leads to reduced compliance with lockdown measures A study from the University of Oxford...

    Oxford researchers expose ‘data thirst’ of big tech companies

    The figures further reveal how vast numbers of apps are set up to convey data to big tech companies, with Google topping the list of potential recipients.

    Rich countries are underperforming on conservation, Oxford study finds

    Research shows that LEDCs outperform their richer counterparts on a range of conservation factors